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NorthPoint Groundbreaking; 'Sugar-Coated Gentrification'

CAMBRIDGE—Yes, indeed, above is a photo of the groundbreaking this morning for the first major phase of the majorly large NorthPoint. [Twitter/Curbed Boston]
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CAMBRIDGE—Paul Steven Stone tries to define what he thinks is the problem with residential development in the People's Republic: "I call it 'sugar-coated gentrification' because the sugar-coating of a small percentage of inclusionary-zoning units, sprinkled very lightly over each development, has become the going price developers pay to build housing for highly paid executives, engineers and technicians—the same executives, engineers and technicians who will easily outbid middle-class families and poor people for the city's available housing stock." [Day]