The G-card: Defining Gentrification in Dignowity Hill

Nothing pours cold water on stories of urban renaissance like the word “gentrification.” Amid an energized conversation on renovation and new businesses, someone drops the line, “Yeah, that neighborhood’s experiencing a lot of gentrification.” Everyone else pauses, unsure how to respond, because it’s not always clear what people intend to accomplish by playing “the g-card.” […]