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Minimizing the Effects of Gentrification: Part I

Gentrification and displacement of low to moderate income residents is an all too common negative side effect of well-intentioned revitalization efforts. In this first of a two part feature article, Alexander M. Padro, Founding Board Chair and Executive Director of Shaw Main Streets in Washington D. C., shares how Shaw has been able to minimize gentrification and keep the long-time African American community intact as the neighborhood has undergone a dramatic transformation.

 

 

 

 

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