The New Yorker highlights Jack Spade’s ‘disorienting’ effect

Photograph by Ed Darack/Science Faction/Corbis.

Photograph by Ed Darack/Science Faction/Corbis. Courtesy of newyorker.com.

The New Yorker shines a spotlight on the campaign to stop Jack Spade, calling it indicative of the “tense tug-of-war over wealth as the city undergoes a disorienting pro-business boom.”

Writer Lauren Smiley cuts to the core:

“Our claim to fame, in San Francisco, has always been our unique neighborhoods,” said Kathleen Dooley, who serves on the city’s small-

business commission, and has been a part of discussions on pending legislation. “There’s a very valid worry that it could become very homogenous, as we’ve seen in Manhattan.”

Head over to newyorker.com for more.

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