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

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  • 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
  • London, England
  • Berlin, Germany
  • Berlin, Germany
  • Atlanta, Georgia
  • Atlanta, Georgia
  • Gentrification Around the World

Brooklyn, New York

Possibly the current poster child for gentrification, Brooklyn has experienced a public face-lift, becoming home to four of the country’s 25 most rapidly gentrifying zip codes, according to a Fordham study. The cost of living in Brooklyn now rivals Manhattan’s, coming second to the historically pricey neighbor but beating out the prosperous San Francisco.

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