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Old Posted Mar 22, 2016, 8:56 PM
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Originally Posted by cafeguy View Post
I agree. I was looking at homes in camden before, but the housing stock there is pretty small in terms of interesting, older, large homes. Old city, riverwards, fairmount, etc etc etc ALL have to become expensive before people start crossing the river to live in Camden. We are probably another 20 years out from when living in the "cool parts" of philly become cost prohibitive, pushing people over the river to camden.
There are some parts of Camden that are gentrifying (the area around Rutgers; Lanning Square) and are interesting in their own right (Fairview; that area where Latinos are unslumming) already. It still does have a long way to go, yes, but it's made a lot more progress in the last ten years than most people realize.
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