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With New York Affordable Housing Laws Set to Expire, Students and Residents Rally

by Paul Brown on May 29, 2015
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“We don’t have time to be fractured in our response to gentrification,” said Rachel LaForest of the Right to the City Alliance in the opening remarks. “We need more than solidarity, we need strategy-building and action.’’

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A Glimpse Inside 190 Bowery

by Michael Anthony Farley on May 28, 2015
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190 Bowery, the mysterious graffiti-covered building, opened its doors (sort of) to the public before its renovation into office space. Vito Schnabel curated “First Show/Last Show” to mark the occasion. We took some photos of what you probably didn’t get a chance to see.

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Harlem, a Neighborhood in Transition, Will See an Art Fair Debut

by Corinna Kirsch on April 1, 2015
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“Harlem is going through another renaissance,” says Stan Squirewell, an artist participating in the fair, and a recent transplant from Washington, DC.

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How Long Until the Lower East Side Turns Into 1980s Soho?

by Corinna Kirsch on February 4, 2015
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According to LES dealers, brokers, restauranteurs, and residents.

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This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Important Retrospective; Snowden Documentary; AFC Q&A’s

by Whitney Kimball on January 19, 2015
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AFC editors take panels by storm; Academy Award nominee Laura Poitras speaks at Artists Space; and the first U.S. retrospective of “one of the most prominent artists working in Southeast Asia” comes to the SculptureCenter.

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