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Gentrification and Conservation: Examining the Intersection | Caroline Cheong & Kecia Fong

Gentrification and Conservation: Examining the Intersection | Caroline Cheong & Kecia Fong

Gentrification. For many, simply saying the word evokes powerful emotions of anger, resentment, despair and, at times, powerlessness. Such responses are often rooted in experiences…

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Resisting Gentrification Amid Historic Preservation: Society Hill, Philadelphia, and the Fight for Low-Income Housing | Francesca Russello Ammon

Resisting Gentrification Amid Historic Preservation: Society Hill, Philadelphia, and the Fight for Low-Income Housing | Francesca Russello Ammon

In the 1970s, geographer Neil Smith used Philadelphia’s Society Hill neighborhood to examine the process of gentrification. In this 4-block by 7-block area, a combination…

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Eroding Paradigms: Heritage in an Age of Climate Gentrification | Meredith Wiggins

Eroding Paradigms: Heritage in an Age of Climate Gentrification | Meredith Wiggins

“Climate gentrification” is a term that is getting more traction in both popular media and academic circles. However, little has been done to link this…

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