gentrification

Food & Beverage A Simple Idea Is Making People Rethink Food In Their Community

Two women who began turning disused space in a former mill town into free food plots have inspired a global movement of growers

Grocery, Convenience & Supermarket Sweetgreen Gave A Local Market A Sustainable Makeover

The LA-based chain teamed up with the owner of Hank's Mini Market to provide healthier food options to local residents, using its resources to boost small business instead of pushing it out

Brand Activation & Immersion Starbucks' Latest Store In Brooklyn Focuses On Local Community Building

A new store in New York's Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood focuses on welcoming—and hiring—local residents rather than pushing them out

Loyalty & Membership San Francisco Activists See Irony In Yass, A Queer Startup Backed By Tech Wealth

A new startup is raising eyebrows over its links to Peter Thiel and its decision to open in a rapidly gentrifying neighborhood

Cafe & Restaurant How Nomad Stores Are Reshaping Neighborhoods

So-called 'nomad stores' are ready to open at the drop of a hat according to the demands of fast-shifting markets

Design Empty London Buildings Are Repurposed For Temporary Affordable Housing

The SHED project connects young professionals to affordable housing in an expensive city

Design Illustrator Humorously Critiques Brooklyn Condo Architecture Trends

The series questions how much architecture contributes to killing the historic soul of a neighborhood

Syndicated Photographing The Last Of New York City's Diners

Home to iconic movie scenes and late-night cheap feasts, New York’s diners have been dramatically declining as a result of rising rents. Photographer Riley Arthur set out to document those remaining

Baby Boomers London's 'Downsizer' Homes Cater Exclusively To The Over-55 Crowd

The contemporary building is aimed at baby boomers who no longer need a large family home in the suburbs

Design How Berlin's Club Scene Evolved Into It's Own Urban Village

What if a city allowed a huge regeneration project to be led, not by the wealthiest property developer, but by the club owners who put on the best parties in town?

Syndicated How Punk Music Has Shaped Cities

From New York to Jakarta, punks have long fought for their rights to the city

Syndicated Can Montreal Fight Gentrification By Banning Restaurants?

A controversial law limiting new restaurant openings has pitted business owners against those who believe they are fighting for Canada’s ‘culture capital’

Syndicated Portland's Black Residents Putting Faith In 'Soul District' To Counter Gentrification

Professionals hope to reclaim neighborhood’s cultural identity with black-owned business

Luxury The Way to Kill a Destination City? Chase Out the Poor People—And Their Food

When greed makes a place like New York or London unaffordable, the non-wealthy leave, and the city loses the smells and tastes that made it great

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