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pregentrification (not comparable)
- Prior to gentrification.
2008 March 31, Timothy Williams, “Minister Sees Salvation of Harlem in Boycott”, in New York Times:
- Mr. Manning, who has been the church’s pastor for 27 years, said the intent of the boycott was to return Harlem to its pregentrification days of 1990, without the crack, crime and boarded-up buildings.