Global Gentrification: A Before-and-After Glance at Eight Transformed Cities

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  • London, England
  • Berlin, Germany
  • Berlin, Germany
  • Atlanta, Georgia
  • Atlanta, Georgia
  • Gentrification Around the World
  • Cape Town, South Africa
  • Cape Town, South Africa
  • Brooklyn, New York
  • Brooklyn, New York
  • Vancouver, Canada
  • Vancouver, Canada
  • Paris, France
  • Paris, France
  • Boston, Massachusetts
  • Boston, Massachusetts
  • London, England

Berlin, Germany

After a series of aggressive yet unsuccessful protests in 2012 and 2013, the highly debated section of the wall — dubbed the East Side Gallery for its legendary painted murals — was torn down by a police-enforced construction crew to make way for development.

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