Project 2: Mapping Commonplaces

http://prezi.com/qw4puxhm0ve9/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy For my final project in my Spring college writing class, I have chosen to reflect upon the cultural, demographic, and socio economic changes in Shaw. Through Le Diplomate, a French bistro located on 14th Street, I discover the true gentrification that is taking over the Shaw area and beyond. But is it for the worse or […]

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Mural

  This is a mural painted near my site, showing the neighborhoods appreciation for its African American heritage.  Although the government has put funding towards development projects that have been known to displace African Americans in this area, they should also put funding towards projects like this so Shaw’s older residents know it is still […]

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Exterior and Political

Walking through the park, I got another glimpse of the Pierce Mill and when I saw this sight, I couldn’t help but also reflect on the beauty of such an historical park. There are many parks which might bring history which Rock Creek Park certainly does, there are many parks which might bring relaxation which […]

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