Annotated Bibliography

1. Abrams, Amanda. “Hill East: Capitol Hill’s Lesser Known Neighbor.” Urban Turf, 2010, http:// dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/hill_east_capitol_hills_lesser_known_neighbor/2331. In this article, Amanda Abrams provides insight on the lesser known neighborhood of Hill East. She references ongoing plans to redevelop Stadium-Armory Metro Station and provides details about successful new housing projects like the already sold out Jenkins Row, Axis, […]

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Digital Records #5

I wanted to include an image that solely shows Potomac Gardens Apartments. This picture showcases just how aggressive and invasive the fence surrounding the complex really is. It also shows one of the many security cameras situated throughout the site. The camera can be seen in the upper left hand corner. Many residents feel as […]

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Digital Records #4

These images show the various locks found along the perimeter of Potomac Gardens’ fence. I found it interesting that nearly every entrance was locked. Isn’t the point of having a gate the freedom to both enter and exit? In the background of the second image you can see a broken window. As a walked around the complex, […]

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Digital Records #3

These images show the vast difference between the fence that surrounds Potomac Gardens and the one that surrounds Cambridge Row. It is easy to feel intimidated standing under Potomac Garden’s massive, eight foot tall, iron fence. The fence once used to combat drug related violence, seems unnecessary today. The fence surrounding Cambridge Row is similar to the gates found at […]

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