Annotated Bibliography

Meyer, Eugene L. “Washington’s Shaw Neighborhood Is Remade for Young Urbanites.” The New York Times, The New York Times, 1 Dec. 2015, http://www.nytimes.com/2015/12/02/realestate/commercial/development-redefines-character-of-washingtons-shaw-area.html?_r=0.

This source describes how the Shaw neighborhood has been redone for the new, young tenants moving to these areas.  Especially in the S street neighborhood, many glass-clad coffee shops and bars have popped up at former residences of black businesses.  These places all have similar interiors and can give us a small look into what has changed and what has remained the same.

Stacy, Christina Plerhoples et al. “Gentrification and Business Changes: A Lack of Data for Sound Policy.” Urban Institute, Urban Wire, 4 Aug. 2015, http://www.urban.org/urban-wire/gentrification-and-business-changes-lack-data-sound-policy.

This article provides graphs and statistical information regarding business changes in the Shaw/S street area.  It maps the influx of new business in the area since the early 1990s and what types of businesses arrived.  The total number of businesses has been on a steady rise.  The number of full service restaurants has actually fallen.  The most notable is the massive increase in limited service business, especially from 2003 to 2004.  This is most likely due to the rise of coffee shops, for young urban dwellers arriving in the area, replacing older businesses.

Cheston, Thor. “Our Story.” Right Proper Brewing Company, 2013, www.rightproperbrewing.com/about-us/.

This webpage belongs to the Right Proper Brewing Company.  The page explains the history of the company and some of the features along with it.  It goes into detail about the history of the building which has proven useful when comparing it to the historical building.  It provides all of the information needed to get a full understanding of it’s changes.

Areavibes. “Shaw, Washington, DC Cost of Living.” Cost Of Living In Shaw, Washington, DC, Areavibes, 2015, www.areavibes.com/washington-dc/shaw/cost-of-living/.

This website gives information on the cost of living and housing in Shaw.  It provided basic statistics used in the paper to contrast how the area used to be.  Along with this information, it lists interesting comparisons of basic amenities from milk and shampoo to transport and healthcare between DC and the rest of the United States.

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