From a burning borough to simply hot

May 02, 2005 12:00AM

Certain neighborhoods in the South Bronx that are still actively industrial are starting to attract residents in larger numbers. Port Morris in the South Bronx is seeing the first major signs of an upscaling that began in 1997. Trying to curb the more destructive qualities of gentrification, the Bloomberg administration and the Bronx borough president’s office are tweaking zoning rules to encourage a modest yuppie influx without bumping out the factories and small businesses and longtime residents. more [NY Mag]


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