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Gentrification

22 hours ago
The rezonings in question occurred during the Bloomberg administration, but advocates are seizing on the relevance of that experience to the rezonings of the de Blasio administration.
Curbed New York
3 days ago
Manhattan Valley has seen little development, but an influx of young families, new restaurants, and a community-driven planning effort are stirring the pot.
Crain's New York Business
6 days ago
Inequality is growing faster in large metropolitan areas, according to a New York Times data visualization.
The New York Times
November 24, 2019, 1pm PST
The local planning commission for South Los Angeles rejected a controversial multi-family housing development proposed for a location adjacent to a future light rail station.
Los Angeles Times
November 21, 2019, 12pm PST
The idea that new development results in rising costs for renters in the surrounding neighborhood drives a new effort in Los Angeles.
Curbed Los Angeles
November 11, 2019, 1pm PST
An editorial cites newly released analysis of changes on the North Brooklyn Waterfront since a 2005 rezoning.
The New York Post
November 8, 2019, 12pm PST
The New York Times notes the gentrification of Fort Greene, but caters to the people would looking for places to live in the neighborhood.
The New York Times
November 8, 2019, 11am PST
The city worked with the owners of an apartment building to maintain lower rents so longtime residents would not be displaced after renovations.
Detroit Free Press
November 8, 2019, 5am PST
With concerns about gentrification sometimes, and in some places, dominating the discussion, it can be difficult to advocate for revitalization.
Shelterforce
November 1, 2019, 7am PDT
Gentrification "mutates particular neighborhoods" while scarce housing "squeezes entire regions," Devin Michelle Bunten writes. Conflating the two can lead to inaccuracies in understanding.
CityLab
Blog post
November 1, 2019, 5am PDT
Does gentrification always follow massive disinvestment?
Michael Lewyn
October 24, 2019, 1pm PDT
A former resident of the iconic neighborhood reflects on its past, present, and future.
The New York Review of Books
October 21, 2019, 5am PDT
New research finds that different types of parks correlate with different gentrification effects, adding to the complexity of urban change.
CityLab
October 19, 2019, 9am PDT
Development interest is flocking to Avondale, a mostly Black neighborhood with relatively high poverty rates in Cincinnati.
WCPO
October 18, 2019, 9am PDT
New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell is searching for ways to mitigate the impacts of "skyrocketing property values" while also holding on to some of the new revenue created by the corresponding rising property taxes.
NOLA.com
October 10, 2019, 10am PDT
While the Central Valley city was long considered relatively affordable, rents are rising and affordable housing is harder to come by.
CityLab
October 1, 2019, 9am PDT
The Miami Herald is running a series of articles to explore the regional housing crisis. The latest in the series focuses on gentrification and displacement in the Little Haiti neighborhood.
Miami Herald
September 28, 2019, 5am PDT
A new report examines a range of strategies that limit the displacement effects of park projects.
CityLab
September 20, 2019, 9am PDT
A story of gentrification in an already relatively white city.
The Seattle Times
Blog post
August 22, 2019, 2pm PDT
Gentrification is apparently quite rare—so why do urban affairs commentators devote so much time arguing about it?
Michael Lewyn