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Participants stretch during a "yoga on the yard" class, one of Howard University's sesquicentennial celebration events that was open to anyone in Washington, D.C., who wanted to attend. The university is trying to foster better relations with the surrounding community. Tyrone Turner/WAMU hide caption

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When A Historically Black University's Neighborhood Turns White

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Anti-gentrification activists staged a protest outside Weird Wave Coffee Brewers recently, chanting "Weird Cafe has got to go." Saul Gonzalez/KCRW hide caption

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In This LA Neighborhood, Protest Art Is A Verb

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Keitra Bates stands in front of the building she plans to turn into Marddy's shared kitchen and marketplace. Debbie Elliot/NPR hide caption

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Preserving The Flavor Of An Atlanta Neighborhood

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A newer home is undergoing renovations at the end of a block of row houses in the Shaw neighborhood of Washington, D.C. Newcomers began arriving in the neighborhood more than a decade ago. Raquel Zaldivar/NPR hide caption

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On Saturday, firefighters investigate the scene of the overnight fire at the Ghost Ship warehouse in the Fruitvale neighborhood of Oakland. Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images hide caption

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Deadly Fire In Oakland May Spur Crackdown On Off-The-Grid Artists' Spaces

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About 5,000 people have entered the lottery for the proposed Willie B. Kennedy development in San Francisco's Western Addition neighborhood. Courtesy of Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corp. hide caption

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How 'Equal Access' Is Helping Drive Black Renters Out Of Their Neighborhood

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A luxury residential building at 432 Park Ave. (center) is seen in the Manhattan skyline. Rents have soared as demand for apartments outpaces the number available, even with the oversupply of expensive apartments. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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ISO 2 Affordable Bedrooms In NYC? Good Luck With That

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Rapper PSY owns real estate in Seoul, including a property at the center of a legal dispute. Ethan Miller/Getty Images hide caption

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Korea's Most Famous Entertainer Is Now Its Most Infamous Landlord

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Marilyn Hack (middle) and her daughters Terez and Maliha have lived at the Villages of East Lake for 15 years. Hack was attracted by the safety and affordability. Elly Yu/WABE hide caption

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An Atlanta Neighborhood Tries To Redefine Gentrification

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New apartment buildings are replacing empty lots in Mantua, one of Philadelphia's poorest neighborhoods. Will Figg for NPR hide caption

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University Re-Imagines Town And Gown Relationship In Philadelphia

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ICYMI 2014: Soccer Field Standoff Highlights Gentrification Tension

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