SSSP 2019 Annual Meeting

Date: Friday, August 9

Time: 4:30 PM - 6:10 PM

Session 052: Community-Led Revitalization versus Gentrification
Room: State Suite

Sponsor: Community Research and Development

Organizer &

Presider: Meghan Ashlin Rich, University of Scranton


“The Visual Landscape of Super-gentrification: Mapping and Photo-documenting the Transformation of Brooklyn,” Judith R. Halasz, SUNY New Paltz

“New York City’s Tale of Two Waterfronts: Queensbridge Houses and the Specter of Gentrification,” Steven Lang, LaGuardia Community College, CUNY

“Design as a Solution to Exclusion: Case Studies from Detroit, USA,” Paul J. Draus, University of Michigan-Dearborn

“Reimagining Baltimore for Whom?: Community Coalitions, Gentrification, and Corporate-driven New Urbanist Redevelopment,” Meghan Ashlin Rich, University of Scranton and Nicole King, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

“Exploring the Social Struggles over Redevelopment in a Chicago Neighborhood,” Laura G. Pin, York University