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The Carmichael Show - What Is Gentrification? (Episode Highlight)

Jerrod and Maxine have different opinions about gentrification. » Subscribe for More: http://bit.ly/TheCarmichaelShowNBC » Watch The Carmichael Show Sunday
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In Defense of Gentrification

In Defense of Gentrification | Geography & Current Events | Scoop.it
It's rarer than most people think, and even when neighborhoods do get gentrified, there's much less displacement than is commonly assumed.
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The High Line

The High Line | Geography & Current Events | Scoop.it
The official Web site of the High Line and Friends of the High Line...

 

What do you do with an outdated elevated train line running through a crowded neighborhood in New York City?  In the 1980s, residents called for the demolition of the line as the eyesore since it was blamed for economic struggles of the community and increased criminal activity.  Unfortunately demolition is extremely expensive.  However, this one particular abandoned line has recently been converted into an elevated green space that has economically revitalized the local real estate.  Find out more about this innovated park and project.


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Are Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods Gentrifying Neighborhoods?

Are Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods Gentrifying Neighborhoods? | Geography & Current Events | Scoop.it
Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods may be contributing to rising home values.
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Gentrification 'Without the Negative' in Columbus, Ohio

Gentrification 'Without the Negative' in Columbus, Ohio | Geography & Current Events | Scoop.it
When artists moved to this blighted neighborhood, they transformed an abandoned factory into a vibrant arts space. 
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