Tag: gentrification

Mission native seen in viral video talks gentrification

Buzzfeed takes on gentrification in the Mission in a video called, “What It’s Like To Get Kicked Out Of Your Neighborhood.” The video features Kai, one of the guys seen arguing with Dropbox bros in the dispute last year over a Mission soccer field. [H/t Bustle] (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)

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Charming 60s footage documents San Francisco’s ‘drastic facelifting’

Combing through the amazing British Pathé archive on YouTube yesterday, I found this gem called the “Changing Face Of San Francisco.” It’s from 1963 and talks about development, the population boom and the struggle to hang onto neighborhood character. In other words, pretty much what’s going on in the Mission today. An excerpt: The brutal fact […]

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