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Concentrated Poverty

Pedestrians make their way past condominiums being built along Madison Avenue in the Harlem neighborhood of New York August 9, 2006. Many Harlem residents say that soaring property values may price poorer and mainly black people out of the neighborhood and deprive Harlem of its heritage, going back to Harlem's great jazz clubs of the 1920s and '30s. Picture taken August 9, 2006. To match feature LIFE HARLEM REUTERS/Keith Bedford (UNITED STATES)

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The Anti-Poverty Case for “Smart” Gentrification, Part 2

February 11, 2015, Jonathan Grabinsky and Stuart M. Butler

Jonathan Grabinsky and Stuart Butler continue their exploration of gentrification and its relationship with poverty, examining how cities can best help residents of poor neighborhoods without stymieing growth.

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