Gentrification in Hamburg: Can Ikea Save a Run-Down Neighborhood?

Erschienen am 20.1.2010

Plans to build a new Ikea store in the Hamburg district of Altona have divided local residents. Supporters of the project, which would be the first of its kind in a downtown area, claim that it will bring much-needed investment to the area. But local artists and activists say it will just speed up the gentrification of the neighborhood.