The ordinance spells out what kinds of businesses are welcome in the entertainment district. The category include brewpubs, wine bars and piano bars; coffee houses and coffee shops; cafes, wet and dry restaurants; dancehalls, discos and nightclubs; and music venues, theaters and performance halls. The list of “undesirables” includes amusement arcades, blood or plasma centers, day care or schools for people under 18, payday or car-title lenders, check-cashing establishments, building-material sellers, veterinary offices, ropa usada stores, hospitals and strip clubsAnd if things go well, the area could see a positive change for some.
rents will probably rise, which should help clear out the ropa usadas and payday lenders.Gentrification. Ask for it by name.