The Northwest Community Center located in Vickery Meadow provides resources to the predominant refugee community in the neighborhood and partners with non-profits to offer their services as well.
Half Price Book’s new development, BookMark, raises questions of gentrification in Vickery Meadow.
Sriya Reddy, Cristin Espinosa and Maha Razi talked to Vickery Meadow community members and looked at the changes the neighborhood has undergone in recent years.
Changes happening in Vickery Meadow show there’s much more that goes into rebranding a neighborhood than changing its name.
The Deep Ellum neighborhood has undergone a vast amount of changes in the last few decades. Find stories from Deep Ellum’s own residents, customers, and business owners.
Nestled in the middle of north Oak Cliff is one of the most gentrified areas in Dallas, Bishop Arts. Home to eclectic, artisan shops and restaurants that specialize in niche products and services, Bishop Arts is a community that is rapidly changing. Just a decade ago, this area was seen by outsiders as undesirable place to live and to shop. However, longtime residents of the community rejoiced in the vibrant sense of community and small town feel Bishop Arts used to offer. With investments made to benefit the community from developers such as, the Jim Lake Company, the community has seen drastic economic growth, benefitting the upscale business community, such as White Rock Soap Gallery and Indigo 1974, while leaving the local residents and businesses hanging on to their roots while figuring out how to survive in the changing community dynamic.
A look into the three dimensional personality of a misunderstood area.