In Boyle Heights, Gentrification is Coming Fast

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The East Los Angeles neighborhood of Boyle Heights has all the ingredients of a neighborhood undergoing gentrification: new first time homeowners, a bunch of art galleries, complaints of rapacious landlords kicking out low income tenants, and activists fighting back. Madeleine and Press Play producer Anna Scott recently spent time there to find out what the change looks like up close.


Kevin Barney - USC, Rose Garcia - real estate agent, Elizabeth Blaney - Union de Vecinos - @UniondVecinos

Madeleine Brand

Matt Holzman, Anna Scott, Jolie Myers, Christian Bordal, Sarah Sweeney