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The Study of Gentrification

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A pair of anthropology students from Copenhagen traveled to Bushwick to study gentrification. While people in Denmark had no clue what they were talking about, everyone they talked to in New York, unsurprisingly, had an opinion. "Gentrification is when an area loses its uniqueness," said one Bushwickian. "But right now, the only unique thing about Bushwick is poverty." The students want more opinions, so, Curbed readers, what is gentrification? [Bushwick Daily]