Does Gentrification Always Have To Be A Negative?

A Community Transforms Alex Mark from UPROXX took an adventure to Brixton, London one of the capital’s most vibrant and multicultural neighborhoods to answer one question….Does gentrification always have...

A Community Transforms

Alex Mark from UPROXX took an adventure to Brixton, London one of the capital’s most vibrant and multicultural neighborhoods to answer one question….Does gentrification always have to be a negative?

Pop Brixton is a community initiative that has transformed this huge plot of land into a pioneering space that showcases the most exciting independent businesses from Brixton. Brixton is a fascinating community as it is a working class borough of London with a large Caribbean community.

So before the recent process of gentrification, Brixton was infamous for its long history of crime, high unemployment and racial tension. People were intimidated by the area, but now it has transformed.

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