There Goes the Neighborhood
By WNYC Studios and KCRW
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There Goes the Neighborhood Los Angeles is a podcast about how L.A. has gone from the place to chase your dream to one of the least affordable cities in the country. Housing prices are soaring, developers adn landlords see opportunity, and many longtime Angelenos are getting squeezed out. Is there a place for you here? Produced by KCRW and WNYC Studios. Plus, catch up on the award-winning first season of There Goes the Neighborhood, which looked at the gentrification of Brooklyn, including the integral role that race plays in the process. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, Snap Judgment, Death, Sex & Money, 2 Dope Queens and many others. © WNYC Studios
||ExplicitIntroducing ‘Caught’: Our New Podcast||America incarcerates more people than any country in the world. It starts with kids. On any given night, roughly 53,000 young people are in some form of lockup. Nearly 60 percent are black or Latino. We all make dumb mistakes in our youth. But for thes||3/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanShackled to the Market||There are lots of ideas out there about how to address L.A.’s housing crisis. But many proposed solutions bring their own problems. This week, we explore some of the most popular ones. One big idea: build. Build on small lots, build next to train sta||11/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGentrification: No More L.A. Traffic, Put It That Way||Los Angeles has long been a magnet for young people like 23-year-old Sean Walsh from Oklahoma, who many days can be found standing in line for a job as an extra on a film set. How does he afford the rent in L.A.? He doesn’t. He found a 9-hour parki||10/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCoffee, Pizza and Beer||Gentrification isn’t just about who’s moving into the neighborhood. It’s about juice bars, yoga studios, fancy pizza and of course coffee shops. What’s it like to open a business that neighbors will clearly recognize as a symbol of change? Entr||10/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanChange the Name of the Arts District to the Luxury District||Are artists victims of gentrification? Or the perpetrators of it? Artists move into empty post-industrial spaces and poor neighborhoods, save on rent, create their work, build up studios and communities — and then find they're priced out. Lisa Ad||10/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThey Want My House||Once you know what to look for, they're everywhere. In mostly Latino and black neighborhoods, rows of aging houses with wrought-iron fences, their yards overgrown and concrete crumbling, are punctuated by homes with distinctive 2017 aesthetics. The fre||10/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThis Is a Black Neighborhood. You Aren’t Black.||The African-American community in Los Angeles has been steadily shrinking and is now down to 9 percent of the population. South L.A. is majority Latino now, but it is home to a few neighborhoods that are majority-black, some of them solidly middle-clas||10/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanI Didn’t Want to Evict You||Evictions are skyrocketing, and more and more tenants are learning to fight their landlords. At one aging apartment building near downtown Los Angeles, the new building owner went out on a financial limb to afford to buy it. The only way he can pay bac||9/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAll These People Moving In, New Buildings, New Apartments||Southern California was built on the sale of sunlit homes in affordable real estate developments. But the many building booms of the past century haven't been enough. In just the past 15 years, Los Angeles has added 230,000 new residents but only 40,00||9/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLos Angeles, You're Next||Season 2 will dig into how Los Angeles has gone from being the place to chase your dreams to the least affordable city in the country. Housing prices are soaring, developers and landlords see opportunity, and many longtime Angelenos are getting squeez||9/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEast New York, Did It Work?||Mayor de Blasio is running for re-election and affordable housing remains one of his signature issues. If his plan for East New York is a measure of the merits of his approach, how's it working out? Kai Wright brings us back to East New York to check||9/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWelcome to the United States of Anxiety||The United States of Anxiety is an in-depth look at the human stories underlying this year's presidential election. Too often, political reporting tells us how voters feel about the issues, but now why they feel that way. And in this election, just||9/18/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThere Went the Neighborhood||The team behind There Goes the Neighborhood talks about what they've learned throughout the process of making the podcast, and how to move forward in a post-gentrified Brooklyn. Where do we go from here? How do we reconcile with what now seems the ine||5/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOur Town||Gentrification has many New Yorkers asking the same question: Is there still a place for me in this city? We meet Dr. Ron Dailey who's been practicing medicine in Brooklyn for two decades, all the while watching long time patients leave the city, one a||4/27/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIt's Complicated||Some Brooklynites are wrestling with their own role in gentrification. Changes may be welcomed, but they come with mixed emotions for many. This week we take a walk in Bed-Stuy with 14-year-old Corrine Bobb-Semple. She's grown up in the neighborhood a||4/20/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTrickery, Fraud and Deception||In the fast moving world of Brooklyn real estate, for some it feels more like the Wild West – developers and investors looking to cash in on the gold rush don't always play by the rules. Meet Tia Strother, she's a young mother whose family has been||4/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWilliamsburg, What's Good?||While politicians and developers strategize how to control the changes in New York, we want find out what gentrification feels like on the ground. How does a tidal wave of money and fast-shifting demographics affect the people who share a neighborhood?||4/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
|18||CleanVideoYou Can Kick This Woman Out of Williamsburg, But She'll Come Back||Meet Tranquilina Alvillar, who has been living in the same Bedford Avenue apartment for 25 years. In 2011, developers bought her building to convert it into modern luxury rental units. The only problem was, they couldn't get her to leave—not wi||4/5/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHere’s the Plan||Mayor de Blasio's plan to rezone East New York and 14 other neighborhoods is his administration's way of controlling the fierce gentrification machine that is steamrolling across the city. So what does the zoning plan for East New York actually look li||3/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTurf Wars||With his first rezoning plan, Mayor de Blasio has declared East New York the place where the city's future begins. But what does East New York's past look like? This week we go back to the founding of East New York in order to understand how it became||3/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean'Brooklyn, We Go Hard'||East New York is the starting point for Mayor de Blasio's vision to rezone much of the city with a central goal: more affordable housing. So what's the reaction to rezoning from the people who live in East New York? Take a ride down Atlantic Avenue w||3/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMouth to Ear||Gentrification is something everyone is talking about -- and the conversation is often heated. It's a complicated idea with a range of factors: race, class, history, policy. And of course there is the personal experience that we each bring to the table||3/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWelcome to 'There Goes the Neighborhood'||There Goes the Neighborhood takes an in-depth look at gentrification in Brooklyn and the integral role that race plays in the process. Developers from all over the globe are hunting New York City, looking for deals that will allow them to “revital||3/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
A deep dive into gentrification
WNYC and The Nation combine forces to dissect and describe the forces of gentrification in our society. Excellent investigative reporting meets pressing issues; at times, you can hear the fear and frustration pouring through interviews of residents of New York City. More please!
Powerful stories and strong voices.
One of my faves
One of my favorite podcast .
It’s bitter sweet listening to it . I feel for the families that are being put out of their homes/apartments in NY & LA .