Gentrification Whack-A-Mole: Now It’s Popped Up In The Suburbs!

pedestrian in commercial area with wide sidewalks
hipster photo by Kevin Dooley is licensed under CC BY 2.0
A hipster downtown. Or is it really the far suburbs that just look like downtown?

First there were the middle class inner city suburbs, which slowly degenerated into near-downtown depressed areas as wealthier folks moved to one acre lots in the further suburbs, until the depressed areas were invaded and upscaled by the gentry, driving lower income citizens out of the city core and into far suburbs which had been abandoned by gentry heading towards the inner city, until city gentrification prices got so high that now aspiring gentry are beginning to move to the far suburbs, bringing their ideas of gentrification with them, undoubtedly forcing up prices and quite possibly driving out lower income citizens to . . . who knows where?

Got all that?

if so, Welcome To The “Hipsturbia” Era, as reported at