Kelly Anderson: Whose Brooklyn?
The Laura Flanders Show streams at www.grittv.org. The New York borough of Brooklyn has become this country’s second most expensive city. How did it happen? It was anything but chance. In her documentary, “My Brooklyn” co-directed with Allison Lirish Dean, Kelly Anderson explores the rezoning of downtown Brooklyn, with a special focus on the Fulton Mall, the third most profitable shopping district in New York City until it was re-zoned for massive redevelopment, at devastating cost to melting-pot flavor of the historic area the African American and Caribbean community that the mall largely served.