Glass Fortresses: The Wavering Face of Shaw

No more are the brick rowhouses and the green parks.  S Street and the Shaw neighborhood have transformed greatly since the redevelopment began.  Walking around the area presents the pedestrian with glass building followed by glass building.  While the exteriors are vastly different from the older buildings, it’s the interiors that are truly unique.  When […]

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Urban Combat: A Bloody History and the Changing Future of S Street

The cozy brick townhouses encapsulate the street.  Freshly planted trees and small patches of grass line the narrow sidewalks.  The air smells clean, as clean as an urban environment can smell at least.  People walking up and down with smiles on their faces as they continue on with their day.  Little do many of these […]

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