Day: September 19, 2023

Art and Culture in Gentrified Neighborhoods: Fostering Identity Amid Change

Introduction Gentrification profoundly alters urban communities. As investment flows in and demographics shift, neighborhoods risk losing connection to their distinct cultural identities. Say’s Dr Lauren Papa, however, art and creative placemaking can strengthen community anchors. With thoughtful policies, cities can use arts and culture to celebrate identity in changing locales.  Challenges for Community Identity When gentrification […]