Nearly 30 projects are planned or under construction in East Village. Some of them are part of a district that developers imagined as a home for innovation, design, education and arts — the IDEA District.
Yet many of the projects are displacing the elements it’s meant to embody. Kinsee Morlan describes how the art scene that’s survived for years in the neighborhood’s affordable warehouses is on its way out.
Homeless Intake Center Moves Forward
Mayor Kevin Faulconer just took a step closer to following through on one of his many State of the City pledges.
In the weeks before the city’s request, some homeless advocates questioned whether the mayor’s plans might contradict regional policies and even complicate efforts to reduce homelessness locally.
The document released Monday emphasized the city’s goal is to leverage regional work and estimated the city had $12.5 million to offer for so-called support service assessment centers the next three years.