Gentrification Vs. Culture: Who Loses?

Spike Lee's recent rant against gentrification isn't new. While economists talk advantages of improving low-income neighborhoods, the human cost of pushing people out of their homes can go unnoticed. So what's the middle ground on a gentrified NYC?

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