The Roots of Gentrification in New York City

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CUNY Professor and also Act-Up Oral History Project cofounder Sarah Schulman, traces the origins of gentrification in New York to the “bohemian” 60s. In her new book, The Cosmopolitans, a group of mid-century East Villagers gather to make it through gentrification and modern-day life.