The Dark Side of Cupcakes

While “cupcake shops can provide a more accurate and timely guide to the frontiers of urban gentrification than traditional demographic and real estate data sets” according to Rutgers Urban Policy lecturer Dr. Kathe Newman, the stark reality is that transitional neighborhoods are just that - transitional. That's what Dayna Al-Saleh points out with this mapping of cupcakes against gang territory in the Mission neighborhood of San Francisco.

Mission: Gangs and Cupcakes, by Danya Al-Saleh