-Although one does still witness homelessness and inequality walking this corner, there has been a 180 degree turn since the 70’s. There was a time were heroin, crack-cocaine, and other hard drugs were being pushed the same way these girl scouts are running their cookie stand today. What works as a market for one commodity […]
-What once was the ‘Drug Runway’ of the heroin epidemic during the 70’s in Washington D.C., now an up and coming neighborhood filled with luxurious apartments, restaurants and bars. Although the intersection has evolved, it still holds qualities that remind its of its harsh history with drugs and violence.
Sarah Schindler, different to Flemming, argues in her Journal, Architectural Exclusion: Discrimination and Segregation Through Physical Design of the Built Environment, the actual physical limitations and restrictions between race and social classes, that create the culture, scene, and governance of a “Space” to which we refer to as communities, neighborhoods, cities, etc. Schindler focuses on […]
The City Rhetoric, by David Flemmming, part one, takes us back to the beginning when cities started to form and how humans came up with the most efficient way of governing and ruling these “Spaces” of human society, culture, and governance. Understanding the basics of why people migrate to where they do and how the […]
“As a citizen, in other words, the individual is lifted out of the particularities of his or her earthly position, drained of personal history, family resources, religious faith, and physical attributes and transformed into a self-contained rational being, floating in a space of neutral laws and abstract procedures to which he or she has (apparently) […]
“‘Yup’ he said. ‘There he is. Right down at the bottom. See him, Frankie?’ Frankie crawled a little further, still blasting. He looked down. Brady looked at his mother. Deborah Ann Hartsfield gave the smallest, most imperceptible nod. Brady didn’t think. He simply kicked Frankie’s triple-diapered butt down Frankie went in a series of clumsy […]
“El pueblo luchará contra la injusticia hasta la victoria siempre.” – El Che Guevara “The people will fight against injustice until victory always.” A sentence this strong is the type of vocabulary that makes us remember el Che and his ideology, sentences like these become eternal.