Gentrification

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‘We have to be part of the solution’: building the Black Wall Streets of tomorrow
How activists and visionaries across the nation are designing the new hubs of Black commerce

Patrice Worthy

24, Mar, 2023 @10:02 AM

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The romcom effect: will a new movie gentrify Peckham as Richard Curtis gentrified Notting Hill?
The likable new release Rye Lane bills itself as ‘a love letter to south London’. But, like Amélie in Montmartre, could it end up damaging the place it sets out to celebrate?

Steve Rose

07, Mar, 2023 @6:00 AM

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The Tate Modern privacy ruling could lead to a worrying future for cities | Oliver Wainwright
The landmark decision, that luxury glass-walled flats opposite the museum’s new viewing gallery are being disturbed, could lead to a shift in how public life in cities operates

Oliver Wainwright

01, Feb, 2023 @7:12 PM

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12-hour party people? Manchester tells Night & Day cafe to abate
Pioneering music venue and crux of city’s Northern Quarter faces noise abatement notice after neighbour’s complaint

Helen Pidd North of England editor

31, Oct, 2022 @2:42 PM

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North London townhouses? Liz Truss’s critics can’t afford them
Large Georgian homes worth £4m or more are far more likely to be the province of the chancellor’s ‘pro-growth’ City cronies

Andrew Anthony

09, Oct, 2022 @9:00 AM

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It's not all coffee shops and hipsters: what we get wrong about gentrification | Leslie Kern
Communities should mobilise against the property industry and its partners, says Leslie Kern, a professor of geography and environment

Leslie Kern

04, Sep, 2022 @12:55 PM

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Residents of Athens’ historic Exarchia Square resist metro station plan
Protesters say station is part of gentrification scheme aimed at altering historically leftwing area

Helena Smith in Athens

17, Aug, 2022 @4:00 AM

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Race is on to revive much-loved London gay pub the Joiners Arms
Stars including Stephen Fry and Joe Lycett join forces to help campaigners fundraise for UK’s first community-run queer venue

Rupert Neate

30, Jul, 2022 @12:16 PM

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‘The beaches belong to the people’: inside Puerto Rico’s anti-gentrification protests
Locals and climate activists battle against coastal development and privatization of public beaches as luxury condos proliferate

Coral Murphy Marcos with photographs by Ricardo Arduengo

23, Jul, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Not just the ‘red wall’ – how Labour took voters for granted in the heart of east London | Hettie O'Brien
Kicked out at the local elections, Tower Hamlets Labour left a legacy of ‘managed decline’ and a disliked plan for Brick Lane, says Hettie O’Brien, assistant Opinion editor at the Guardian

Hettie O'Brien

20, Jul, 2022 @7:00 AM

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The big picture: preserving neighbourhood moments in Houston, Texas
Magnum photographer Colby Deal works among the African American communities he grew up in, reflecting their beauty back to them​ as gentrification pushes them out​

Tim Adams

10, Jul, 2022 @6:00 AM

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‘A massive betrayal’: how London’s Olympic legacy was sold out
The long read: After so many other Olympic sites ended up left to rot, London 2012 was supposed to be different. But who has really benefited from this orgy of development?

Oliver Wainwright

30, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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