Photo Gallery: Slums of the 21st Century
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Photo Gallery: Slums of the 21st Century

Gentrification's Victims Berlin Fears Rise of New Slums

Cheap rents and urban glamour have attracted trend-seekers from around the world to central Berlin neighborhoods such as Kreuzberg and Neukölln. But it is the current residents who are paying the price of gentrification. They are being pushed out to high-rise developments on the edge of the city, where poverty and violence are part of daily life. 
Translated from the German by Ella Ornstein