NYC’s Gentrification, Seen Through Google Street View GIFs

Incredible images that show a devastating reality.rn

By Jamilah King Feb 19, 2014

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.

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