Despair over gentrification reaches new depths in South L.A.

Sep 24, 2021

SEPT. 24, 2021
ERIKA D. SMITH

Gina Fields talks almost wistfully about one her favorite activities growing up in “The Jungle,” the part of South L.A. that most Angelenos now know as rapidly gentrifying Baldwin Village.

“I used to walk through Leimert Park as a kid to Audubon Middle School and look at the houses and be like, ‘One day, I’m gonna buy that.”

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