99 Luxury Apartments For The 1%

Author(s): Ellie Suh

Type: Photograph

Department: Department of Social Policy

Exhibit no: 50

Ellie Suh
A demolition site in London. The hoarding advertises apartments as "your refined haven in the heart of the City".

In this photograph, a housing building is being demolished. The new building will have 99 luxury apartments, mainly targeting relatively well-off individuals.

How many of the tenants who used to live in the old building can move into this new luxury apartments? The great London demolition of affordable housing.