Ah, how I value those difficult, provocative questions that expose uncomfortable truths.
Sure profit and non-profit developers will rehab big old buildings
if they get public money…
Good works but only politically favored and publicly funded.
Developers have to make a profit. But how much is too much?
They would say there is never too much. Developers are not charities.
Certain non-profit developers exploit their established image
of doing good to acquire the over abundant funds their for-profit rivals
have to acquire from banks or private investors who demand
their percentage of the gold.
How many of these affordable artists’apartments get converted
to “market rate” housing?
How do they prove artist status?
Can most “poor” artists who are not themselves subsidized by families even choose Art as a career no mater what race they are?
Well friends, Romans, Coliseum sports fans…May is hurtling toward a rainy close and I’ve not spent enough time farking…um…;) will I cram the rest into the days remaining or continue in this half arsed reckless way….and speaking of unfinished everything…
HOW COULD SOMETHING THAT STARTED SO RIGHT GO SO INCREDIBLY WRONG?
The house Almeda Yates built high on the hill in Hillside is unfinished and in limbo. The Northside community activists that tried to keep the house from demo brought Nicole Curits to it as they had several others.
But stuff happened and her life proved as wild as Almeda’s. She left Minneapolis
for Detroit, and although her loyal workers continued to work. unpaid and
unappreciated, they gave up.
City of Minnepolis officials resolved to do something, but instead have done nothing
fearing litigation from Curtis. So the house on the hill remains vacant and in limbo.
Haven’t wrecked enough buildings yet to get yer way have ya?
Haven’t paid enough bribes to MINNEAPOLIS City Hall O STP company?
‘cept in this case the Ward empress is one of the few that cannot
At least that’s what I gotta believe at the moment Tinker Bell…
However, she’s not willing to once again advocate for a certain building.
Hire Landis and Lucas the “We Wreck Historic Neighborhoods” gals!