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Growing Downtown Oakland

It is undeniable that Oakland is experiencing a renaissance in popularity as a center for art and architecture, as well as an unprecedented surge in development, specifically in its downtown area. Oakland boasts more affordable living spaces and work studios than San Francisco can provide, but its steady growth as an epicenter for urbanism and innovation — ironically — may too quickly make it too exclusive and competitive a market for many of the people who currently call it home. This article from The Registry offers an incisive look into the varied layers of this conversation around Oakland’s flowering future.

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