Artist-led Gentrification in SoHo

  title={Artist-led Gentrification in SoHo},
  author={Hideaki Sasajima},
  journal={The Annals of Japan Association for Urban Sociology},
  • H. Sasajima
  • Published 5 September 2014
  • Art, History
  • The Annals of Japan Association for Urban Sociology
This paper examines the artist-led gentrification of SoHo in New York City between the 1960s and 1980s. As creative city theories focus on the effect of the creative class on urban environments, municipal government policymakers have been creating cultural policies that birth urban regeneration projects utilizing the talents of creative people, such as artists. In spite of this situation, there is not necessarily much scholarship on the relationship between artists and urban spaces. Thus, this… 
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