Built Environment Description 5

Walking around 14th Street NW and the neighborhood that surrounds it, its impossible to notice the amount of expensive-furniture stores, antique boutiques, flees market style shops, and the loads of trucks related to flooring companies, tile suppliers, and U-hauls. There is a clear movement on refurbishing and modernizing the city, for the more wealthier classes. […]

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Built Environment Introduction: A Comprehensive Look at Potomac Gardens Apartments

Welcome! My built environment descriptions and final analysis focus on Potomac Gardens Apartments. The housing complex, located just thirteen blocks southeast of the United States Capitol Building, is home to low income families and a large senior population. Potomac Gardens is one of 56 properties owned by the District of Columbia Housing Authority. What separates […]

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The Hidden History: What the Westin Washington D.C. City Center Teaches Us About Thomas Circle

No one walks by the Westin Washington D.C. City Center and thinks, “Wow, what an amazing building! I bet I could learn a lot about D.C. from it”. It does not happen. Anyone who passes by the hotel probably does not think about it at all unless it is the hotel that they are staying […]

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Digital Archive: Four

This is the Dwight D. Eisenhower building were the Vice president works as well as many other high ranking government officials. This building is also within walking distance to the former YMCA. This is just another example of the privilege and the prestige of the Dupont area. The YMCA is for people and areas that […]

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