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Guryong Village - The Last Slum in Seoul

Guryong Village is a shantytown right across the street from Gangnam District, the most affluent part of South Korea. Together they represent one of the starkest divides between rich and poor within the same city - but how exactly did this come to be? The answer shows just how inextricable the two really are. Please consider a donation to our Patreon, to help fund the development of more Anomalies: https://www.patreon.com/AnomalyDocumentaries This episode wouldn't be possible without the help of Simpli City and The Seoul Guide, two channels which graciously permitted the use of raw footage that you see. Check them out and give them a subscription if you like city walks: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCs6VAFvuR2D2uoXgHEnYQ5g/videos https://www.youtube.com/user/TheSeoulGuide Finally, the sources: https://phmuseum.com/thekimsoohyun/story/guryong-village-in-seoul-1d1956bb9e https://www.theguardian.com/cities/gallery/2014/jul/14/gangnam-shanty-style-life-in-seouls-guryong-village-slum-in-pictures https://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/nation/2014/12/116_169386.html https://newsis.com/view/?id=NISX20170329_0014795520&cID=10202&pID=10200 https://books.google.ca/books?id=oWFyAwAAQBAJ&pg=PA87&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q&f=false https://web.archive.org/web/20150526070559/http://www.globalaging.org/elderrights/world/2005/city.htm https://apnews.com/article/c22de3a565fe4e85a0508bbbd72c3c1b https://web.archive.org/web/20150520105851/http://iamkoream.com/seoul-to-demolish-the-last-surviving-slum-in-the-ritzy-gangnam-district/ http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20120208001264 https://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/nation/2015/02/116_173154.html https://koreajoongangdaily.joins.com/news/article/article.aspx?aid=2997235&cloc=rss%7cnews%7cjoongangdaily https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-17456032 https://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/nation/2014/06/116_159401.html https://www.scribd.com/document/433505153/HHS-Guryong-Village-docx https://www.intechopen.com/books/smart-urban-development/symmetrical-aspects-of-urban-regeneration-in-seoul https://search.proquest.com/openview/eb8e1d100e649c8bcbfe7957dace4dcd/1?pq-origsite=gscholar&cbl=1566344 https://www.fdv.uni-lj.si/docs/default-source/tip/oblegano-dr%C5%BEavljanstvo-dru%C5%BEbena-konstrukcija-neenakosti-v-okro%C5%BEju-gangnam-v-seoulu.pdf?sfvrsn=0 https://tvshowdictionary.tistory.com/4724 https://www.upi.com/Archives/1981/09/30/Seoul-surprises-Nagoya-for-Olympic-bid/5566370670400/ https://search-proquest-com.proxy.queensu.ca/docview/2272174114?pq-origsite=primo https://www.fdv.uni-lj.si/docs/default-source/tip/oblegano-dr%C5%BEavljanstvo-dru%C5%BEbena-konstrukcija-neenakosti-v-okro%C5%BEju-gangnam-v-seoulu.pdf?sfvrsn=0 https://www.ft.com/content/0957c9ba-343d-11e4-8832-00144feabdc0 http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20171211000322 https://koreajoongangdaily.joins.com/news/article/article.aspx?aid=3045048