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Young Professionals Can Now Pay to Live With a Brooklyn Artist

by Michael Anthony Farley on February 19, 2016
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A new housing scheme to bring young professionals to Crown Heights with shared short-term rentals has a unique amenity: an artist roommate!

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Miami’s Art Scene Looks to Ownership for Longevity

by Michael Anthony Farley on January 27, 2016
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In nearly every city, the art world is feeling the pinch from rising rents and a dwindling supply of large, affordable spaces for making or exhibiting work. But in Miami, a growing number of gallerists are opting to buy their own real estate—putting the breaks on a cycle of gentrification and the instability that comes with renting.

And they’re leaving Wynwood—until recently the undisputed center of Miami’s gallery scene—in droves. Many gallerists, studios, and artists are looking north to Little Haiti to rent or buy. I sat down with Brook Dorsch (of gallery Emmerson Dorsch), Nina Johnson-Milewski (of Gallery Diet), and the couple Annie Berkowitz and Jordan Trachtenberg, who recently opened the new &gallery in a building they bought for their own design and real estate offices. Collectively, they’re transforming a suburban-looking stretch of NW 2nd Ave into Miami’s latest—and permanent—arts neighborhood. We discussed the merits of property ownership and strategies for making it more accessible to Miami’s art community.

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Space-Squeezed Boston Artists Find Room in SoWa

by Michael Anthony Farley on July 1, 2015
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In Boston’s South End, a real-estate developer is incubating an art neighborhood. Whether or not this offers a sustainable future for artists in the city is unclear, but there is some good work on display.

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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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Eminent Domain Names: Top 25 Expiring Artists on the Internet

by Corinna Kirsch on March 4, 2015
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An exercise in value and surveillance.

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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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