The Liberty Square public housing community in Miami becomes ground zero for climate gentrification
Independent Lens: Razing Liberty Square airs Wednesday, January 31 at 7:30 p.m. on WXXI-WORLD.
Liberty City, Miami, was home to one of the oldest segregated public housing projects in the U.S. Now with rising sea levels, the neighborhood’s higher ground has become something else: real estate gold. Wealthy property owners push inland to higher ground, creating a speculators’ market in the historically Black neighborhood previously ignored by developers and policy-makers alike.
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