Everyone knows that several parts of the Boston region are gentrifying. But some are gentrifying faster than others, with retail changes, housing development, higher prices, and infrastructure tweaks profoundly altering neighborhoods and enclaves for better or for worse, depending on one’s viewpoint.
Just which ones are gentrifying fastest? Let us know: It’s Friday Open Thread time again and the comments section is wide open.
Is it Southie beyond the Seaport because of that new Starbucks at L and East Broadway? Is it Somerville along the Mystic because of the Assembly Row condos selling for $1,000-plus a square foot? Or is it Harvard Square—already pretty gentrified in itself—because of the kiss goodbye to a longtime newsstand?
Have at it.
- A Starbucks is coming to L Street and East Broadway [Curbed Boston]
- Nearly half of Assembly Row's condos sold a year before opening [Curbed Boston]
- Harvard Square’s Out of Town News doomed in renovation plans [Curbed Boston]
- New East Boston luxury condos dropping in Eagle Hill area [Curbed Boston]