Norman Oder

Norman Oder

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Journalist Norman Oder writes the Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park Report blog and is working on a book about the megaproject. He has contributed to publications ranging from City Limits to The New York Times. He lives in Brooklyn.
Six people in winter coats and hats stand across the street from a construction site. At the center, a young man in a cloth cap stands at a podium gesturing as he speaks.
Opinion

How Atlantic Yards Failed to Deliver Affordable Homeownership (With a Hakeem Jeffries Cameo)

Atlantic Yards demonstrates that developers’ promises must be backed up in contracts, otherwise economic and political cycles can undermine them. 

Word "stale" spray-painted on side of train car.
Communities

Oft-Quoted Studies Saying Gentrification Doesn’t Cause Displacement Are “Glaringly Stale”

Oft-cited study concerns 1990s renters already paying huge portions of their income on housing.