Are You Hiding Your Gentrifier Status?
noun gen·tri·fi·ca·tion \ˌjen-trə-fə-ˈkā-shən\
the process of renewal and rebuilding accompanying the influx of middle-class or affluent people into deteriorating areas that often displaces poorer residents*
Slate and an urban policy expert joined forces and created a gentrification calculator. Fascinating. Living in a city, we are often struck by the contrast of those with, those without and everyone in-between. Urban living is indeed an economic cross-roads...now the question is can your local Starbucks make your home price go-up? Hmm...