The Status Quo: Observations on a Gentrified Harlem

  • Brigitte ZamzowEmail author
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Central Harlem is the second highest gentrifying neighborhood in New York City after Williamsburg/Greenpoint (The Furman Center in State of New York City’s housing and neighborhoods in 2015, 2016). Whereas Harlem was predominantly black well up until the 1980s, demographic change has come along with the newcomers into the neighborhood.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Urban Studies and Social ResearchBauhaus-Universität, WeimarWeimarGermany

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