Natural Succession in Urban Ecosystems: Is Gentrification Good for All, or Just Some?

By: Allison Forsythe In Cincinnati, Ohio, the historical district of Over the Rhine (OTR) has undergone rapid gentrification. Prices of apartments are skyrocketing, and new businesses are moving in. This has prompted OTR’s original inhabitants to leave this area, with new, wealthier people moving in. Is the gentrification and natural succession saving the place or … More Natural Succession in Urban Ecosystems: Is Gentrification Good for All, or Just Some?