Radio Free Gowanus

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Episode 3: Artists evicted in Gowanus (9th st. & 2nd Ave.)

Gowanus Open Studios 2015 was difficult for some artists in Gowanus as they were evicted from the studios at 9th St. and 2nd Ave.  Hundreds of artists and small businesses lost their commercial spaces.  In this episode Radio Free Gowanus speaks with some artists who have lost their studios and some people who are trying to do something about the larger issues with commercial real estate in New York that is making it hard for artists to work in the city.

Artist Studio Affordability Project - http://www.artiststudioaffordabilityproject.org/

Take Back NYC - http://takebacknyc.nyc/

Art Condo - http://artcondo.com/

WBAI (Pacifica Radio) - http://www.wbai.org/