Weinland Park Proves Gentrification Can’t be Prevented—but it Can be Successfully Managed
It’s one of the great catch-22s of economic development: local stakeholders work hard to lure investment to distressed urban areas, but once these investments takes root, long-time residents are susceptible to displacement. Read More
Despite Rhetoric, Poverty Remains a Stronger Force than Gentrification
In city centers across the U.S., from large metros like New York City and Philadelphia to smaller cities like Asheville and Chattanooga, urban living has come into vogue. Read More
What, Exactly, is Gentrification?
Gentrification signifies displacement of the poor, mostly people of color. “Gentrification” is a word that urban politicians do not like and try hard not to use. Read More