Somerville Gentrification Watch: "[T]he city, once dubbed 'Slummerville,'...

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"[T]he city, once dubbed 'Slummerville,' is shedding its undermarket identity. Caught up in the transition are the very folks who help make the community vibrant and diverse — artists, entrepreneurs, college grads, immigrant families, blue-collar workers, young professionals — forcing some to abandon the urban nexus for more affordable housing farther and farther away from the communities they helped build." [Address]

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