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Williamsburg Gentrification Wars, Waterfront Edition

More from the Williamsburg gentrification wars: the owner of a loft building on the waterfront at 184 Kent wants to convert the space to luxury condos (schematic, right) and create a waterfront promenade near the building. Current residents of the building are, naturally, appalled at the very thought. "The larger issue is that the whole waterfront will be redeveloped, and this will set a bad precedent," tenant Will Anderson says, speaking for all starving artists.
· Condo plan stirs fight on housing [NYDailyNews]