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    • New houses abut old in Northern Liberties, one of the city’s fastest gentrifying areas.

How is your neighborhood changing, or not? Share your experiences with gentrification with us

This week, WHYY News, Keystone Crossroads, and PlanPhilly are collaborating on a series, “Gentrified: Stories of rapidly changing Philadelphia.” Our reporters are exploring the phenomenon from the ground up,…

    • Society Hill

From slums to sleek towers: How Philly became cleaner, safer, and more unequal

Harry Schwartz, 84, remembers when his neighborhood, Society Hill, was one of the poorest parts of Philadelphia. But by the time he moved there as a young lawyer in 1969, things…

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