Forgotten Lessons From a 1970s Fight Against Gentrification

How a decades-old tenant battle in Washington, D.C.’s Adams Morgan neighborhood is still shaping the city today.The Adams Morgan neighborhood in Washington, D.C., gets pretty crowded on weekends. If you walk down 18th Street at night, you have to dodge hordes of drunken 20-somethings between their second and third bar of the night. My friends from grad school lived on Calvert Street last year, in the top floor apartment of a beautiful row house—that is, until their landlord raised the rent and they couldn’t afford it …READ MORE