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Old Posted Aug 10, 2019, 9:19 PM
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Originally Posted by Steely Dan View Post
^ yep, gentrification in Chicago neighborhoods often leads to lower population density. Flat deconversions, smaller household sizes, rich NIMBYs blocking new development, etc.
This is really the case everywhere. There’s a reason Manhattan’s population is below its historical peak despite the built environment being vastly more developed.
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