UOC Ciudad y Urbanismo

UOC Ciudad y Urbanismo

Blog del Máster Universitario de Ciudad y Urbanismo

Katherine King, quoted on Jane Jacobs Was Right: Gradual Redevelopment Does Promote Community – Eric Jaffe – The Atlantic Cities

UOCCiudad 10 Mayo, 2013

Empirical results show significant links between housing age diversity (historical development pace) and four measures of neighbourly social relations, even when controlling for other neighbourhood housing features, social composition and individual sociodemographics. It may be that gradual redevelopment preserves community ties, which may take decades to form and which new residents may ‘inherit’ from previous neighbours.