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Activists and local politicians regularly excoriated the tech class for gentrifying neighborhoods and pricing out longtime residents.

From Quartz

Near the start of the pandemic, in a gentrifying neighborhood of Salt Lake City, Utah, visitors from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints arrived at Danielle Bellamy’s doorstep.

To the extent the success of the socialist left is in part tied to gentrifying neighborhoods, it remains to be seen how that will impact a citywide race.

New restaurant owners entering gentrifying areas are sometimes people of color themselves, but this doesn’t mean that they can’t be gentrifiers, Sbicca says.

From Eater

“This won’t reach low-income people, but it will reach middle-income people and that benefits gentrifying areas,” he said.

Things rapidly gentrify around those couples, and then the next round begins in a new neighborhood a couple of years later.

Jessegate is just the latest, and I would argue inevitable, setback in the centuries-long quest to gentrify overalls.


On this page you'll find 182 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to gentrify, such as: fix up, refit, refurbish, remodel, resuscitate, and brace.

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