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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April Showers Bring Mayflowers

By Kwesi Billups Founded in 1925, The Mayflower Hotel was created to serve as a hub for the ideal picture of high society and extravagance in the nation’s capital. From The Mayflower’s very inception, it operated as a venue for socialites to exercise their most public achievements, and their most private improprieties. Hotel owners often […]

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