Boom before bust

Up and down (and a little out of date). ‘This is the Liberal Socialist Dream… Crappy Apartments with no Air Conditioning going for over a million dollars…’: CNN goes wild for the Peckham boom / sort of related, things you’ll never hear a Londoner say / Thomas Mein captures the annual Middle East supercar pilgrimage to London / Typical writer ‘earns £11,000 a year’, research reveals. More depressing figures here / London’s cheapest flat / Britain’s smallest £1m apartment (note our subtle linguistic shift between ‘flat’ and ‘apartment’) / the above image is Vic Lee’s print of Bellenden Road. See also the road then and now (a small snapshot of gentrification).

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