Luxury private student housing further divides rich and poor on campuses

September 4, 2019 | The Hechinger Report

Skeletons of gleaming high-rise buildings have been going up over the cornfields and quiet subdivisions of ranch-style homes in this sleepy city.

A 16-story luxury apartment complex, on the former site of a Lutheran church, is one of seven new developments in a single square mile, with amenities including rooftop pools, outdoor theaters, 50-inch flat-screen TVs, showerhead speakers, fitness centers, saunas and private terraces with outdoor hot tubs.

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