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

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  • 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
  • Cape Town, South Africa

Brooklyn, New York

Despite — or because of — the borough’s trendy, urban renaissance, Brooklyn houses one of New York state’s poorest populations, with more than one of five residents under the official poverty level, according to Forbes.

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