Friday Funny: The New Gentrification

<p>The nation's gentrified neighborhoods are threatened by new trend.</p>
April 4, 2008, 2pm PDT | Abhijeet Chavan
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"...the recent influx of exceedingly affluent powder-wigged aristocrats into the nation's gentrified urban areas is pushing out young white professionals, some of whom have lived in these neighborhoods for as many as seven years. [The] drastic transformation of the metropolitan landscape...fails to maximize livable space....Many of those affected by the ostentatious reshaping of their once purely upmarket neighborhoods said that they often wish for a return back to the privileged communities they helped to overdevelop just a few years ago."

Photo: Aristocratized Neighborhood

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Published on Monday, March 31, 2008 in The Onion
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