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Environmental justice in urban development: the problem of green gentrification

Former railroad turned elevated park, the New York City High Line presents a prime example of creating new green spaces to beautify, ameliorate, and revitalize surrounding communities. Although certainly one of the city’s most popular parks, the High Line also serves as the culprit for a sharp 35% increase in adjacent housing values.

 

Read more from Chelsea Chen with Environmental Law Institute here.