Artist and programmer Justin Blinder, who Gothamist points out has lived in a dozen apartments in just six years of living in New York City,  took raw data from the NYC Department of City Planning and the Google Maps Street View cache to create snapshots of how gentrification has altered the Big Apple’s landscape. And, as this National Housing Institute report lays out, lower income residents of color are trying to fight back.

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See more at Gothamist, including an interview with Blinder on why he decided to do the project.

Read this online at http://colorlines.com/archives/2014/02/nycs_gentrification_seen_through_google_street_view_gifs.html


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