19 AUGUST 2022From the New York Times Headway initiative: A bid for public space that doesn’t displaceWhat began with a plan to build a new park in Washington, D.C., has become something much bigger: a quest to find a way for communities to build attractive public space without getting swept up in gentrification that pushes out the people meant to enjoy it.
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