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Tag Archives: Gentrification

February 27, 2017
February 26, 2017
New Model Could Help Cities Predict Gentrifying Neighborhoods
The Next City

Ken Steif, director of the Urban Spatial Analytics grad program at the University of Pennsylvania, says it’s remarkable how cities are still struggling to stop displacement when investment starts to rise, given tons of research on gentrification and urban policy.

February 20, 2017
How Tech Campuses Spur Gentrification

To maximize productivity, insular tech campuses intentionally isolate workers, their time, and their money, sequestering employment and economic opportunities away from the communities around the campus. And once that bubble is in place, it tends to self-perpetuate.

February 14, 2017
February 9, 2017
February 1, 2017
It’s Time for Alter-Urbanization
Huffington Post

Just as the alt-right employs “alternative facts” in hopes of realizing their political desires, “alter-urbanization” aims for a certain urban future, namely, one that can positively answer the question: Is there an urbanization where citizens hold the ‘right to the city’?

January 31, 2017
January 30, 2017
Austin City Hall Girds for Fight As It Releases Land Code Overhaul
Austin American-Statesman

Mayor Steve Adler rolled out the first draft of a controversial overhaul of the city’s land use rules Monday morning, signaling the start of a year-long process that will navigate the divisions that course through Austin’s politics of development, density and gentrification.

Chinatown Shop Talk
Urban Omnibus

When Diane Wong sat down to interview Mei Lum as part of her research on gentrification in Chinatowns, Mei’s family was about to sell their building and business. Instead, their conversation about neighborhood change led to year of community dialogue at the W.O.W. Project.

January 29, 2017
The Costs of Growth and Change in Nashville
The Tennessean

Nashville is growing and changing fast, and the nation has taken notice. But for people who can no longer afford to live in Nashville because of the hot real estate market, the “it city” dream is elusive.

January 26, 2017
January 25, 2017
January 24, 2017
The Brooklynization of Brooklyn
Aaron Renn

My City Journal colleague Kay Hymowitz has written a number of great articles on Brooklyn, the borough that is her home. This inspired her to write a great book on the topic of the transformation of Brooklyn called The New Brooklyn.

January 19, 2017
Big Miami Projects Strike A Nerve
Miami Herald

Miami’s mayor said he will block a controversial seven-acre development on the city’s Upper East Side, punctuating a day of angst about over-development and gentrification in Miami’s northeast neighborhoods.

January 18, 2017
January 16, 2017
The Radical Model Fighting the Housing Crisis
The Guardian

Community land trusts battle gentrification by linking house prices to local wages rather than the market rate. But can this growing movement for ‘permanently affordable’ homes really ease Britain’s housing crisis?

January 8, 2017
Miami’s Little Haiti Will Gentrify Fastest in 2017
Miami New Times

Today the real-estate tracking website Zillow released its study “Hottest Housing Markets for 2017” — and as part of the data, Zillow broke down the five housing markets in the Miami-Dade metro area expected to gain the most value in 2017. Little Haiti topped the list.

January 5, 2017
January 4, 2017
Brownstone Brooklyn and the Challenges of Urban Change
City Observatory

In the middle of The Invention of Brownstone Brooklyn—a book published in 2011, but no less relevant today—Suleiman Osman turns the tables on the people who have long been the heroes of urbanist lore.

January 2, 2017


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