How Gentrification Changes a City

Walkable cities are easier for old people and more desirable for young people

Thursday, June 11, 2009

In the past 50 years, Denver has grown from a small city to a sprawling metropolitan region. With urban sprawl comes gentrification. The Takeaway caught up with Andres Duany, the founding member of the New Urbanism movement, to ask him about gentrification. How do you keep a neighborhood mixed, economically and socially?

Also, hear this bonus web-only interview we did with Duany on urban sprawl!

Guests:

Andrés Duany

Hosted by:

Farai Chideya

Contributors:

Jen Poyant

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