The Architectural Book Club (ABC) was at it again last week. Slamming wine and craft beers while chatting about our latest read: There Goes the 'Hood: Views of Gentrification from the Ground Up by Lance Freeman.
'From The Ground Up' refers to Freeman's research strategy of interviewing residents of two New York City neighborhoods: Harlem and Clinton Hill. Freeman's ultimate goal is to determine how exactly gentrification affects the residents.
I think you'll be surprised by some of the dialogue as the book challenges various theories of gentrification.Read More