Project: Mapping Commonplaces

https://prezi.com/view/c6HdPMScgHQkkHj7ixVY/   Through the journey that guided me to this specific location, “Lalibela Ethiopian Restaurant” on 1415 14th Street NW Washington, D.C. near Logan Circle, I was in search for something to differentiate, something that could allow a profound rhetorical analysis, a location that would stand out by itself and give another argument besides change, […]

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Annotated Bibliography

Chacko, Elizabeth. “Identity And Assimilation Among Young Ethiopian Immigrants In Metropolitan Washington*.” Geographical Review, vol. 93, no. 4, 2010, pp. 491-506., doi:10.1111/j.1931-0846.2003.tb00044.x. Elizabeth Chacko, published in 2005 a study examining the effects and specifics of second generation African Immigrants in the United States, focusing on Ethiopians (Chacko pp.491). In the article, “Identity and Assimilation Among […]

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Shinn, David H. “Ethiopia: The ‘ Exit Generation’ and Future Leaders.” International Journal of Ethiopian Studies, vol. 1, no. 1, 1 July 2003, pp. 21-32. JSTOR www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/27828818?ref=search-gateway:39faa0c96342aab8042a34de3c97f5c8. Accessesed 27 Apr. 2017.   In, “Ethiopia: The “Exit Generation” and Future Leaders” by David H Shinn argues a concluded study understanding the increase in Ethiopia’s brain drain […]

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F., Farah, et al. “Lalibela Restaurant – Logan Circle – Washington, DC.” Yelp, Yelp, 14 Apr. 2017, www.yelp.com/biz/lalibela-restaurant-washington. Accessed 27 Apr. 2017   “My favorite Ethiopian restaurant that had great food and staff…” is the last review that was given to “lalibela” Ethiopian restaurant on the Yelp app. Out of 215 reviews Lalibela has earned […]

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Friedman, Samantha, et al. “Race, Immigrants, And Residence: A new Racial Geography of Washington, D.c.*.” Geographical Review, vol. 95, no. 2, 2010, pp. 210-230. JSTOR [JSTOR]. In an article published by the American Geographical Society, Samantha Friedman, Audrey Singer, Marie Price and Ivan Cheung demonstrate that since the 1980’s Washington D.C.’s racial geography has changed […]

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Common Place Book

As i was walking through 14th Street and its surroundings its impossible not to notice the amount of homes for sale, new apartment complexes, and the vast amount of different realty companies. This is an example of what new industry is picking up the neighborhood. A new economy built on service and real estate, 14th […]

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Built Environment Description 5

Walking around 14th Street NW and the neighborhood that surrounds it, its impossible to notice the amount of expensive-furniture stores, antique boutiques, flees market style shops, and the loads of trucks related to flooring companies, tile suppliers, and U-hauls. There is a clear movement on refurbishing and modernizing the city, for the more wealthier classes. […]

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Schindler, S. (2015). Architectural Exclusion: Discrimination and Segregation Through Physical Design of the Built Environment. The Yale Law Journal, 124(1934), 2015th ser. Url: https://via.hypothes.is/http://www.yalelawjournal.org/pdf/b.1934.Schindler.2024_vndzv2jw.pdf Comment: Sarah Schindler does a great job describing how architecture both unconsciously and consciously creates social and economic discrimination. For example she states that in Atlanta, “the lack of public-transit connections […]

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