Around 64% of Chinatown residents are low-income; there are around 1,000 people in close to that many rooms. There are at least 10 private hotels and two major cheap apartment buildings in Chinatown that would be vulnerable to rent increases from the ripple effects of condo towers. This community is vulnerable to the ripple effects of gentrification, especially considering that many of them are seniors.
March 9th, 2010
There was so much going on for Valentines Day this year that I didn't have time to think about chocolates and roses. Instead, I was thinking about joining in the celebrations to welcome in the Year of the Tiger and eager to get to Chinatown before the whole show was over since rumors said the festiv ...