Introduction

This past semester, I have been diligently and effectively researching the Mayflower Hotel in Washington D.C, and the areas surrounding it. I chose this hotel, because the Mayflower is one of the most influential buildings in the city, and the area surrounding the hotel is full of immense history. I looked at how the Mayflower […]

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Reading Analysis 6

 In Suzanne Ticks article titled, His and Hers: Design in Post-Gender Society, Tick explains that in our society today gender is becoming irrelevant. Tick argues that gender is no longer a definitive aspect of a person, and that designers need to react to this to encourage acceptance. Feminism is becoming more and more prevalent around […]

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Common Place Fifteen

  For this common place I chose to write about the importance of positive thinking. After reading a short article posted in the New York Times, positive thinking is crucial in getting things done and having a healthy life style. Thinking positively and and being optimistic not only helps people in the workplace, but also […]

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Hanks Oyster Bar Dupont

Many high end restaurant are located in the DuPont Circle area. With these restaurants comes clientele that want to dine eat gourmet food. The many restaurant in DuPont Circle, like the one above, give the area a sense of hospitality and style. Being a crucial part of the built environment of Washington D.C, these many […]

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Cissy Patterson House

The area around the Mayflower Hotel and the environment that surrounds the hotel is just as important as the hotel itself. The built environment that the hotel is located in is incredibly important in understanding the history of the hotel. The DuPont Circle area, where the Mayflower is located, is one of the most prominent […]

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