08/10/2013 08:20 am ET

Hip, Urban, Middle-Aged


Baby boomers are moving into trendy urban neighborhoods, but young residents aren't always thrilled.

Jennifer Williams says she often feels like the oldest person on her block. When the 52-year-old corporate communications executive sets off for work in a suit, carrying a briefcase, with her hair in a bun, she is usually surrounded by young people with tattoos and rainbow crocheted skull caps. "It's like mom is coming in for a visit," she says.

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