Gentrification ≠ Revitalization

The spacial expression of economic inequality.
Gentrification is a term that people throw around a lot, but it’s often oversimplified as neighborhood revitalization. In an enlightening talk, urban planning scholar Stacey Sutton shows us the true costs of gentrification.
Stacey Sutton teaches at Columbia University. She thinks deeply about our common misconceptions around gentrification.
This [thirteen minute] talk was given on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at TEDxNewYork. The theme was “Grand, Central.” For more information, visit or follow