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

Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town’s Woodstock and Bo-Kaap neighborhoods and Johannesburg’s inner city are a few areas where lower-income groups originally from the region have been displaced by wealthy outsiders looking for cut-rate home and building prices.

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