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

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  • 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
  • London, England
  • Berlin, Germany
  • Berlin, Germany
  • Atlanta, Georgia
  • Atlanta, Georgia

Gentrification Around the World

Ever the divisive debate, gentrification has impacted a growing number of cities across the world, transforming the cultural, racial and socioeconomic makeup of historic communities for better or for worse. Deteriorating neighborhoods blossom into vibrant hubs, while poor residents with generational ties are typically displaced. Keep reading to learn more about gentrification around the world. Patrice Peck

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