Signs That Gentrification Is Just Around The Corner

Travel & Leisure magazine profiles four neighborhoods on the verge of gentrification.

September 27, 2004, 1:00 PM PDT

By Chris Steins @urbaninsight


"A sure sign that gentrification is just around the corner: the artists are moving in." Travel and Leisure takes a light-hearted look at West Town, Chicago; Cabbagetown, Atlanta; Highland, Denver; and Downtown Bozeman, Montana.

An example of "The Scene" in downtown Bozeman: "A population boom (along with a steadily advancing army of strip malls) necessitated an additional interstate exit in the greater Bozeman area. Yet downtown (nicknamed Boze-Angeles) has managed to retain an authentically bohemian vibe. At the heart of the city, new residential buildings are springing up on abandoned lots, and empty warehouses have been converted into design showrooms."

Thanks to The Practice of New Urbanism

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