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Pilsen Activists Say Jesuits Are Contributing To Gentrification With Land-Speculation Deal

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(CBS) — Some residents of Chicago’s largely Latino Pilsen neighborhood say they’ll take their fight over a 500-unit luxury condo development on land owned by the Jesuits all the way to the Pope, if it comes to that. 305 more words


Another case of "poor door" for proposed Vancouver high-rise

Plans for the new building include 28 units of social housing and 63 condominiums. Image: West End Neighbours, via cbc.ca

A new building in Vancouver’s West End neighbourhood is getting some attention because of its segregated… 58 more words

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As Kev and I are planning to read High Rise sometime in the next month…

It’s Ballard who gives the best outline of this particular book: 613 more words