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Is Harlem going through gentrification?

  Yes   I truly believe so. I live in Harlem and one day I noticed when I was washing clothes in the laundry room (private housing), there were 3 other tenants washi (MORE)

What is gentrification?

Gentrification is the process of renovating older rundown properties in the inner city and then converting them into expensive and desirable residences for the rich. The term (MORE)

When was the word gentrification created?

The word 'gentrification' is one of those rare words whose origins are very easy to trace. The term was coined in 1964 by sociologist Ruth Glass, writing about areas formerly (MORE)

Why is gentrification good?

One Opinion Gentrification can be very positive. Gentrification happens when wealthier people acquire property in low income neighborhoods and working class communities. It (MORE)
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How might people worried by the negative effects of gentrification in inner cities influence local public policies... in what ways might gentrification help people in inner-city neighborhoods?

Gentrification in inner cities is a very controversial subject. Although it increases property values because of the rebuiling and restoring of the houses and business, it oft (MORE)