“Hot Topic: Gentrification And What It Means To You”

Gentrification can have complex and far-reaching effects, but today Curbed DC asks readers what is the most obvious sign that the “G” word has taken hold in a neighborhood. In the lead: a new Whole Foods.

With all the earth-shaking disagreements about gentrifiers moving into blighted neighborhoods we thought we would ask what does gentrification look like. Is it a new Whole Foods? A yoga studio? Is it a coffee bar or a bike station?