Jan 2021 Letter to the Editor

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RE: Tennyson St

Tennyson Street between 38th and 46th once reminded us of Main Street in a small town in the big city. As so often happens, the unholy alliance between the developers and city government has destroyed the area’s character. “Gentrification” appears in the article, which always means that working class people can no longer afford to live there.

They call it progress but it has a way of biting back. Next, we’ll see the rest of the single family homes go, along with Local 46. Soon we’ll see nothing but soulless lumber piles resembling apartment buildings and closed restaurants as a result of the lockdowns. I have no solutions, it’s too late for this area.


Pat Desrosiers (just west of Regis)


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