Gentrify

April 29, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Gentrify

Better to gentrify an area, or not gentrify?  Affluent professionals moving into poor areas are blamed for rising house prices, forcing others to re-locate & changing the city’s character.  But their money brings more jobs, better schools & less crime.  Ruth Glass’s 1960’s term ‘gentrification’ outlined the gentry’s move into London as it evolved from making goods to supplying services, & is now seen in many places worldwide

Guessed the Word?        Series 41 (4/9)        [pic: Alex Grodkiewicz]

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