Gentrification

In an attempt to force out organized crime and bring in a better class of tourist, the local government has forced the closure of brothels in the city's famed Red Light District.
Feb 1, 2016   The Guardian
Neighborhoods like Cherry in the fast-growing city of Charlotte are faced with intense pressures in the real estate market. The city is scrambling to craft a plan that can leverage the city's assets to the benefit of the whole city.
Jan 25, 2016   Next City
Cartoonists have been satirizing the issue of gentrification for almost a century. Witness the evolution of gentrification political cartoons in an article by The Guardian.
Jan 22, 2016   The Guardian Cities
Canadian researchers made the case at the Transportation Research Board this past week that improved bike infrastructure and neighborhood gentrification go hand in hand. They used research gathered fromi Portland and Chicago.
Jan 18, 2016   The Washington Post - Wonkblog
There is hidden economic diversity even in one of the most famous (and toniest) of zip codes.
Jan 10, 2016   Shelterforce/Rooflines
New York Times op-ed columnist Paul Krugman, usually an astute observer, must have been having an off day when he made a completely incorrect assessment in his column on gentrification in New York City.
Jan 9, 2016   Shelterforce/Rooflines
The Wyvernwood Garden Apartments, a large-scale low-rise development opened in 1939, are at the center of a preservation debate. Lauren Walser gives us the case for keeping them.
Jan 3, 2016   National Trust For Historic Preservation
In a state famous for affordability, people are beginning to ask a question more commonly associated with San Francisco or New York: Is Houston becoming home only to the affluent and the elite?
Dec 30, 2015   Houston Chronicle
Washington, D.C. provides a model for trends found in other cities: people living near transit are trending younger, whiter, and more educated.
Dec 20, 2015   The Washington Post - Wonkblog
East Portland is home to 25 percent of the city's residents—many of which are low-income or immigrants. The East Portland Action Plan aims to protect the community as a wave of gentrification approaches.
Dec 17, 2015   The Oregonian
Planners and community development housing activists and professionals need to start thinking about housing policy as "both...and." It is not reasonable to couch housing policy as either unfettered building or only rent.
Dec 16, 2015   Shelterforce/Rooflines