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Gentrification Across Dallas

Gentrification is happening across Dallas, but it’s more than an issue of high-rise apartments replacing affordable living. Here are the stories of the people affected by gentrification in four Dallas neighborhoods: Deep Ellum, Vickery Meadow, Bishop Arts and West Dallas. These stories were reported by students in Karen Thomas’ Advanced News Reporting course in fall 2019.

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A Diverse Center for a Diverse Neighborhood

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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. More »

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Faces of Gentrification: Deep Ellum

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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. More »

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Faces of Gentrification: Bishop Arts

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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 dec... More »