GENTRIFICATION

inequality

How 'Woke' Liberals Convince Themselves That Gentrifying Is Okay

As a gentrifier myself, I decided to study how we justify what we're doing.
Katie Donnelly
4 days ago
politics

I Watched the Neighbourhood I Grew Up in Get Gentrified

In this extract from "Rife: Twenty-One Stories from Britain's Youth", Malakaï Sargeant describes how gentrification destroyed Hackney.
Malakaï Sargeant
7.12.19
HOUSING CRISIS

These 'Beehive' Flats Might Be the Depressing Future of City Living

Landlords in Barcelona are cramming up to 30 people into a single shared flat, with each tenant living in a three-square-metre cubicle.
Alba Carreres
6.6.19
London

One Year On, Peckham Levels Is Struggling to Keep Its Promises

The Southwark Council-backed conversion of a disused car park into a ‘cultural destination’ was heralded as an innovative community venture. Now, many of those involved say that it has failed BAME residents.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
5.21.19
Features

Seattle's Fight to Save The Showbox, Its Most Important Venue

Artists like Pearl Jam and Duke Ellington once graced its stage. Now activists are trying to save it from demolition.
Alex Coffey
4.9.19
independent venues

When Beloved Live Music Venues Come Back from the Dead

We spoke to the team behind The Jago, once known as Passing Clouds, about how to keep a community music space alive.
Precious Adesina
4.1.19
Save Yourselves

A London Council Declared 'Climate Emergency' as It Destroyed a Wildlife Garden

Old Tidemill Wildlife Garden in Lewisham was a green oasis.
Simon Childs
3.18.19
sex work

I Spent Months in the Parts of Lisbon the Government Tries to Hide

Intendente is one of the trendiest neighbourhoods in Lisbon. But far away from the tourists, another reality exists.
Tiago Figueiredo
2.14.19
fried chicken

Fried Chicken Restaurant Takes Down 'Insensitive' Paintings of Rappers After Outcry

A new restaurant in a gentrifying area of DC received backlash from locals for paintings that showed rappers as chickens.
Bettina Makalintal
2.8.19
HOUSING CRISIS

How Sadiq Khan's Housing Policy Is Making London's Housing Crisis Worse

His measures, which are supposed to tackle the housing crisis, make it harder to resist gentrification.
Simon Elmer
1.31.19
GENTRIFICATION

The Community Organisation Rewriting the Rules of Regeneration

The landlords of Hamilton House in Bristol gave the building's managers 24 hours to leave. They said no.
Angus Harrison
12.20.18
Views My Own

Despite Everything, I Still Love New York

The city isn't the same. That doesn't mean we should give up on it.
Allison Hope
12.3.18
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