The Brown Daily Herald: Gentrification and displacement in Providence: Urban renewal, economic markets, historic preservation

Professors, organization leaders discuss causes, impacts, recommendations for the future

By Katy Pickens and Rhea Rasquinha

April 12, 2022 | 8:03pm EDT

This article is part of a series on gentrification and development on the East Side of Providence.

The movement of people in and out of neighborhoods is a natural part of cities' development. But an issue seen across Providence and the rest of the country is gentrification: the influx of new, often wealthier populations into an area in a way that negatively impacts its current members and the surrounding communities, often by increasing the costs of living and displacing residents.

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