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 […]

Continue reading


Sights and Sounds From Outside the Washington Post Headquarters

Standing on K Street outside the Washington Post’s headquarters, you can hear the city moving around you. In the short recording I captured, you can hear the conversations between the people lining the sidewalk and in the park across the street, supplemented by a performer doing his own rendition of the Indiana Jones’ theme song on […]

Continue reading


Digital Archive: Three

This is a picture taken about a block away from the YMCA. I thought that this picture represented the surrounding townhouses in the area. These houses are not for the lower class, and might even be too expensive for the middle class. Townhouses in the Dupont area are very expensive and go to show the […]

Continue reading


Digital Archive: Two

This is Dupont Circle, a very short walk from the location of the former YMCA. It is a great location that shows off the beauty of the surrounding area in Downtown DC. It has tourists, passing business men and women, and many homeless that shack up on the benches. People pass the homeless as if […]

Continue reading


Violence, Controversy, and A Fence: A Look at Potomac Gardens Apartments

  Built in 1968, Potomac Gardens Apartments is a public housing project owned by the District of Columbia Housing Authority. The complex is located at 1225 G Street SE, just thirteen blocks southeast of the United States Capitol Building. The 352 units that make up the complex are divided into family and senior housing (“Potomac […]

Continue reading


The Washington Post Headquarters

The Washington Post, a widely circulated newspaper native to D.C., occupies the building at 1301 K Street NW.  It is located in downtown D.C. among the tall gray structures that constitute the corporate neighborhood. It is here that reporters, editors, and all other vital employees can come together in a creative space and produce the news […]

Continue reading


Built Description Exterior

  Built Description Exterior: A Giant Food Store Jordan Schreer The grocery store on the corner of 7th and O Street seems to have a creepy and eerie name to it. Back in March of 1994, the first shooting occurred within the walls of store. This then happened again, although the recent shooting was only […]

Continue reading


Thomas Circle: A New Kind of City (exterior description)

The first thing you notice as you walk into Thomas Circle NW is the cleanliness. The buildings kiss the wide stone sidewalk and shoot up high. Immediately you can tell this is a wealthy area. The air smells clean, the sidewalks are uncrowned and the circle is calm. Littered in stop signs, traffic lights and […]

Continue reading