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The Green Gentrification Cycle

Significant research has shown that gentrification often follows the implementation of greening initiatives (e.g. new parks) in cities worldwide, in what scholars have called ‘green gentrification’. Professors Alessandro Rigolon and Tim Collins recently published a new article looking at this phenomenon,  proposing three complementary explanations for why gentrification precedes greening, including demand from gentrifiers, push from the green growth machine and increased resource availability in gentrifying communities. Read the full article here.