Riggs Street: An Interior, Exterior, and Digital Investigation

The Shaw neighborhood has become much more than just a trendy area in downtown DC. Riggs street may seem small, maybe even insignificant, especially when looking at the streets that surround it such as S street and 14th street. But beyond the surface, Riggs Street holds so much culture and history, crucial to DC’s culture […]

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The Commonplace Book- A Collection of Quotes and Analyzation of Sentence Structure

#1- Georgia Referendum to Amend State Constitution “Shall Property owned by the University System of Georgia and utilized by providers of college and university student housing and other facilities continue to be exempt from taxation to keep costs affordable?” The main topic of the sentence comes from one word, “property”. To rephrase, it could be […]

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Built Environment Desciption: An Annotated Bibliography

Here are some of the sources I have used to delve into the history and people of Shaw. In this bibliography you will find a review of the sources, along with a summary and its credibility. Meyer, Eugene L. “Washington’s Shaw Neighborhood Is Remade for Young Urbanites.” identwww.nytimes.com. The New York Times, 1 Dec. 2015. […]

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A Small Street In Northwest DC Today

  Today, walking down Riggs Street in Shaw neighborhood of Northwest Washington, you might not think much of the rows of town houses, besides the bright colors of the houses that liven up the look of the street. Located in close proximity to Dupont Circle, a distinct and growingly influential area of D.C., one may […]

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