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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of gentrify.


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  • Everything in New York City gentrifies based on how close it is to reliable public transportation and how many stops your train is from Manhattan.

    David Serchuk: New York City Apartment Hell Pt. 2

  • The arty potters wheel types are all Liberals as are most of the gentrifies.

    The People Of Lewes

  • But the more the Bowery gentrifies, the less room there is for people like Ms. Degnore.

    A Bowery Veteran Hangs On

  • My little spot has remained pretty stable for the four years I've occupied it, as far as demography goes; as soon as it gentrifies further, we'll be unable to afford it.

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  • But its just a matter of time before El Sereno gentrifies and yuppies realize the great real estate values close to town.

    LA 32 Jumps Into Semillas Issue

  • Somewhat less lovely than its upscale neighbor, Cambridge but with lower rents, Somerville used to be renowned for crime and nicknamed "Slummerville," but its reputation and priorities have been changing as it gentrifies.

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  • Certain parties populate an urban neighborhood and then others follow until it becomes upper class, it gentrifies/yuppifies (a good read here on this subject).

    The Overhead Wire

  • "Freq" is an odd ball collection, encapsulating the themes of the ugly struggle of English coal miners back in the 80s, that gentrifies the true oblique nature of this incredible talent, certainly the schizoid behavior had something to do with it (such as locking himself in a room dressed in the uniform of a WWI fighter ace).

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  • At an earlier meeting last week, Niederman had called the project "another development that gentrifies a community that is suffering already from a lack of housing."

    NY Post: News

  • I can now go into Buddy Guy’s Legends on my campus and enjoy music past midnight at least one time before my college, Columbia College, successfully gentrifies the club like New York University gentrified the Bottom Line.

    Twenty-One Years Later: A Financial Apocalypse, Two Wars, Global Warming, and Obama


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