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

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  • Paris, France
  • Paris, France
  • Boston, Massachusetts
  • Boston, Massachusetts
  • London, England
  • 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

Boston, Massachusetts

The intensity level and speed at which gentrification has occurred throughout the city of Boston earned the process its own specification from sociologist Alan Wolfe: turbo-gentrification.

(Photo: Frank O'Brien/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

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