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

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  • 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
  • Cape Town, South Africa

Vancouver, Canada

Since 2011, Vancouver, Montreal, Toronto and Ottawa have experienced rapid gentrification. The term is not associated with a white demographic coming into neighborhoods traditionally populated by people of color. Instead, most of the major jumps in housing prices have been attributed to Asian immigrants and foreigners’ buying downtown housing.

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