KUT -Austin’s NPR Station: Daniel Reeves Interview

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Near 12th & Chicon, Rising Land Values Mean a Tension Between New and Old

 • OCT 13, 2016

Eight years ago, home builder Daniel Reeves visited the corner of 12th and Chicon for the first time and happened upon a street brawl. These days, instead of street brawls, there are people walking dogs and parents pushing baby strollers. Wealthier — and whiter — residents are moving in.

Today, Reeves lives in the neighborhood himself and builds homes there. But what does that mean for the residents who have long called this place home?

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