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At Inwood Rezoning Meeting, More Fears of Gentrification

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207th Street south of Sherman Avenue in Inwood.

Dozens of residents packed into the gymnasium at Washington Heights Academy Monday night for the latest in a series of public meetings about the city’s plan to rezone Inwood—a proposal officials say will help spur the creation of new affordable housing, but which some critics fear will speed up gentrification and displacement in the neighborhood.

The city’s Economic Development Corporation (EDC) is proposing the changes, which would

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