Gentrification

Maps by UC Berkeley researchers show advanced gentrification in Berkeley, Northern California

Maps by UC Berkeley researchers show advanced gentrification in Berkeley, Northern CaliforniaKatherine Qiu/StaffUpdated maps released by UC …

Student Journalism

Demolition of Goodwill on Mission Street: Gentrification or simply change?

Heavy earth-moving equipment knocked down the Goodwill store and headquarters on the corner of Mission and Van Ness streets over the weekend, …

San Francisco

6 cities harmed by AirBnb’s brand of gentrification

Longtime residents are being pushed out of apartments to make way for tourists in the U.S. and Europe<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>The share economy has democratized travel for many, making it cheaper to explore new places while supposedly providing guests with more personal service …

Cities

Does Gentrification Help Or Harm Small Businesses?

Gentrification is all about renovating neighborhoods so that people who are affluent will want to live in them. At first glance, gentrification may seem like a terrible thing for small businesses. We might imagine a scenario whereby a neighborhood gets upgraded and rental rates for small businesses …

Small Business

How Airbnb’s Brand of Gentrification Is Harming These 6 Cities

The share economy has democratized travel for many, making it cheaper to explore new places while supposedly providing guests with more personal …

Liberal View

Economists say liberal policies in San Francisco are making ‘gentrification’ WORSE…

If you’ve ever had the misfortune of being around liberals talking about housing policies, you’ll know they just LOVE rent control. They think it’s …

Housing

Can Gentrifiers Help Fight Gentrification?

Gentrification: It's the stuff of a real estate developer's daydreams and a working-class renter's nightmares. It's also the backdrop millions of …

Housing

‘Parisian, go home’: Gentrification triggers backlash in Bordeaux

The mayor of the southwestern city of Bordeaux has expressed his “shame” as residents angered by surging property prices take it out on moneyed newcomers from the French capital.<p>In recent weeks, signs reading, “<i>Parisien rentre chez toi</i>” (Parisian, go home) have reportedly appeared in parts of the …

World News

Gentrification in America and around the world

World News

Gentrification unfairly gets a bad rap in southern Dallas

Say the word gentrification in South Dallas and you might just have a Fair Park fight on your hands. Whisper it in fast-changing West Dallas, and …

Opinion

Analysis: Can Gentrification Have Benefits?

If residential patterns and urban areas vary, so too must the story of gentrification.<p>In July, a group of long-time, mostly Latino residents of Los …

Cities

Resegregation and the Rise of Suburban Poverty

<i>City Rising is a multimedia documentary program that traces gentrification and displacement through a lens of historical discriminatory laws and</i> …

Cities

Gentrification? Some cities say “bring it” - Salon.com

In July, a group of long-time, mostly Latino residents of Los Angeles’s Boyle Heights neighborhood staged protests outside a trendy new coffee shop called Weird Wave Coffee, holding signs that read “Amerikkkano” and “WHITE COFFEE.”<p>Across the country in Brooklyn’s rapidly gentrifying Crown Heights …

Cities

Gentrification? Some cities say “bring it”

Cash-strapped Hartford is one of a number American cities that have missed out on the nation’s urban renaissance<p>This piece originally appeared on The Conversation.<p>In July, a group of long-time, mostly Latino residents of Los Angeles’s Boyle Heights neighborhood staged protests outside a trendy new …

Cities

The battle over gentrification is heating up around the US

In July, a group of long-time, mostly Latino residents of Los Angeles’s Boyle Heights neighborhood staged protests outside a trendy new coffee shop called Weird Wave Coffee, holding signs that read “Amerikkkano” and “WHITE COFFEE.”<p>Across the country in Brooklyn’s rapidly gentrifying Crown Heights …

Cities

Gentrification? Bring it

In July, a group of long-time, mostly Latino residents of Los Angeles’s Boyle Heights neighborhood staged protests outside a trendy new coffee shop …

Cities

Gentrification Is Almost Always Good For A City, Even If You Don't Like It

<b>Hipsters are often blamed for brutal process of socio-economic cleansing, more commonly known as gentrification.</b><p>Next door to the local dive bar where …

Housing

MAP: Harlem's Black Churches Cash in on Gentrification

HARLEM — Churches are losing members but gaining profits from gentrification.<p>Nearly two dozen churches have either closed or been sold to developers …

New York City

Anti-Gentrification Summit

I’m forever grateful to a Rochester friend for key insights into gentrification a dozen years ago. At the time, I was working on a vision plan for …

Jane Jacobs

'Artwashing' gentrification is a problem – but vilifying the artists involved is not the answer

The value of culture in regenerating cities has long been recognised. Sometimes this happens centrally, whether via the commissioning of high profile …

Housing

Automatic disdain for ‘gentrification’ is misguided if local lives are improved

Jeremy Corbyn was right to raise concerns about regeneration. But it can be done with respect for existing communities<p>No social cleansing, said Jeremy Corbyn in Brighton last week, adding that residents should be balloted on redevelopment plans for their areas. These are a choice of words and a …

Opinion

The Paradoxical Nature of Gentrification in Long Beach’s Gayborhood

<i>Launching September 13, City Rising is a multimedia documentary program that traces gentrification and displacement through a lens of historical</i> …

Housing

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Climate

3 signs that gentrification is coming to your neighborhood - Salon.com

When she returned one evening from what I thought was a routine dog walk around the neighborhood, my partner was nearly in tears. Perplexed and concerned, I probed for an answer.<p>She explained the sinking feeling of watching her hometown of Oakland, California, become unrecognizable: The urban farm …

Cities

3 Signs That Gentrification Is Inevitably Coming to Your Neighborhood

When she returned one evening from what I thought was a routine dog walk around the neighborhood, my partner was nearly in tears. Perplexed and …

Liberal View

What Role Do Artists Play in Gentrification?

Bushwick Avenue in Brooklyn, 2017.In 2015, Los Angeles-born artist London Kaye hung a large, crochet depiction of three children inspired by Wes …

Housing

Amazon could detonate a gentrification 'prosperity bomb' in the mystery city of its new US headquarters

Matt Weinberger/Business InsiderConstruction of Amazon’s biospheres at its headquarters in Seattle, Washington.<p><b>Amazon opened a bid for North American</b> …

Cities

What Does It Take To See Gentrification Before It Happens?

Gentrification of neighborhoods can wreak havoc for those most vulnerable to change.<p>Sure, access to services and amenities rise in a gentrifying neighborhood. That is a good thing. But those amenities won't do you much good if you're forced to move because of skyrocketing housing costs.<p>That is why …

News (U.S.)

How high-density changes suburbs

August 23, 2017 9:56AM<p>LAST year marked the first time that construction began on more higher-density housing in Australia than detached …

Housing

'It's not for me': how San Francisco's bike-share scheme became a symbol of gentrification

A bike-sharing scheme has sparked outrage and vandalism from those who see it as designed for affluent, white professionals – not locals<p>A mutilated bicycle was spotted hanging in a tree on a San Francisco street. Another was dumped in a lake in Oakland. Nearby, a row of parked bikes had their tires …

News (U.S.)