What About Gentrification

Gentrification: the process of renewal and rebuilding accompanying the influx of middle-class or affluent people into deteriorating areas that often displaces poorer residents (source: Merriam-Webster)

When revitalizing a community, it is important to explore all aspects of the effects of revitalization.  An important piece to this is the discussion on gentrification.

This page is dedicated to discuss the role revitalization plays in gentrification.  Is it possible to revitalize a community without gentrifying it?  Do you see gentrification as a positive or negative effect of revitalizing?