05/14/2015 09:44 am ET Updated May 14, 2015

What Will Happen When Harlem Becomes White?

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Harlem is gentrifying.

Get off at 125th street’s A subway and walk south. As you go, you will spot luxury condominiums in between brownstones and walk-ups. If you want to, you can stop off at a designer flower store or a hat boutique. On your walk, you will almost certainly spot more than a few white, middle-class-looking faces – something that would have been inconceivable 20 years ago.

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