Via Marginal Revolution.
The Greene Street Project: A Long History of a Short Block-An interactive site that follows, longitudinally, one small section of New York City.
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“Organic” has essentially become another way of saying “luxury.”
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Hipster Real Estate At The New York Times:
‘By many measures, Jeff Huston and his wife, Lisa Medvedik-Huston, arrived late to Williamsburg, Brooklyn. They weren’t among the first waves of artists and hipsters in the early-to-mid ’90s to cross the East River in search of cheaper, grittier confines.’