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What has become of the historic African-American neighborhoods around the United States? For Black History Month, Bisnow reporters pounded the pavement to find out. From San Francisco to Charlotte to New York City, residents, city officials and local businesses discussed the latest commercial projects underway and how they are reshaping their communities.
While some neighborhoods are being aggressively redeveloped and experiencing pushback from longtime residents wary of being priced out, others are becoming more modern while still holding firm to their cultural identity.
Read on to find out which communities have preserved their African-American culture, and which have been completely transformed.
— Champaign Williams, National Editor