Can the Good be Bad?

” To shut the doors and windows of consciousness for a while; not to be bothered by the noise and battle with which our underworld of serviceable organs work with and against each other; a little peace, a little tabula rasa of consciousness to make room for something new.” This excerpt comes from Freidrich Nietzsche’s […]

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UNMC

Universal Nationalist Memorial Church sits just on the corner of 16th street and S Street. The church is visible from the front stoop of the home at 1618 and other than the dog park located the opposite direction, is the closest public space for residents of the area. Churches are often very focused on creating […]

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Inside the Walls at 1618

The home at 1618 S Street has changed hands a plethora of times and has had no shortages of residents in recent years. This picture was taken from a real-estate site since I was unable to gain access to the inside of the private residence. From what is shown across multiple sites, the inside of […]

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Pizza de Milano

Steam Pizza Café is the closest dining option to 1618 S Street. It sits about one block southeast of the home and is the closest dining option in the immediate area. It has all the makings of a communal space, with low priced food incentivizing customers and many outdoor seating areas which allow you to […]

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The Eastern Barrier

This snippet of 14th Street  and S Street is indicative of the large changes in investment that have swept through the neighborhood. The street is almost entirely restaurants and food establishments, many of which are priced for the upper end of the socioeconomic spectrum. The remainder is storefronts ranging from high end furniture and clothing […]

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The Local Safeway

This Safeway at the corner of R Street and 17th Street is only three blocks from the apartment at 1618 S Street. It serves as the closest grocery store as well as one of the closes places of community interaction outside of the many homes beyond the S Street. Business like grocery stores are so […]

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Washinton Post Articles shed Light on 1618 S Street

Man stabbed to death by assailant in auto. (1933, May 15). The Washington Post (1923-1954) Retrieved from http://proxyau.wrlc.org/login?url=http://search.proquest.com/docview/150479827?accountid=8285 1.    Background Within this Washington Post news article, author George Brown reports on the murder of a DC resident in which it is argued that twenty-four-year-old John Schanks was a victim of a hate crime. Schanks was at the […]

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Hens Can Speak

“Who is it to say, then, that the hen did not speak?” J.M. Coetzee uses this sentence to frame the ethical argument of the valuation of life regardless of its host. Structurally the phrase takes on a poignant stance due to its brief nature while proceeded by longer extended sentences. This switches the tone of […]

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