Art and artists are increasingly seen as key to making real estate impact investments work, especially in once-marginalized neighborhoods. But any rebound can price long-time residents — and the artists — out of those same neighborhoods.
Laura Callanan, founder of Upstart Co-Lab, gathered leaders who are addressing that challenge at the Federal Reserve in San Francisco.
In Chicago, for example, the artist Theaster Gates has become the go-to partner for developers looking to make their projects stand out, says Richard Sciortino of Brinshore Development. Sciortino works to promote homeownership for low-income residents near his projects.
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