Douglas Development Corporation Website

As I conduct my research on the Wonder Bread Factory’s present placement and past history, it is almost impossible to understand the renovations that took place without understanding crucial details behind who was involved in the renovations. The Douglas Development Corporation purchased the Wonder Bread Factory in 1997 after it had been abandoned for 17 […]

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Annotated Bibliography 7-10

Paschall, Valerie. “A History of Scandal and D.C. Hotels.” Curbed DC, 2013, dc.curbed.com/2013/6/26/10226580/a-history-of-scandal-and-dc-hotels. In this website source, the main topics of this article are exposing all the hidden scandals of prominent politicians that occurred in several DC hotels. For example, a scandal that occurred in the Mayflower Hotel was President Bill Clinton having an affair […]

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The Mayflower Hotel in the Digital Age: From Businessmen to Politicians

  At first glance, the Mayflower Hotel’s homepage, located on the hotel’s website, displays a picture of a woman with piercing blue eyes dressed in business attire. Beside her, a young man also dressed in business attire leans casually against the banister placed at the mezzanine level of the hotel. The entire homepage of the Mayflower […]

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Making Bathrooms More Accomodating

In Suzanne Tick’s essay His and Hers: Designing for a Post-Gender Society, she argues the reluctance of our society to conform to gender neutral amenities and displays how the bathrooms can be the primary location for discrimination. As the transgender community continues to increase their presence, it is becoming increasingly crucial that restrooms, classrooms, and […]

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(Built Interior Description) Franklin School: Not All That Glitters is Gold

William S. McCreight Professor Hoskins College Writing 100 11 November 2016 Franklin School: Not All That Glitters is Gold Franklin School is a beautiful institution with a meaningful and progressive history, located in Washington, D.C. on 14th street parallel to Franklin Park. A building with such an aesthetically appealing outside, yet the insides and historical […]

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Speed Reading Workshop

On Wednesday November 9,  I attended a speed reading workshop to try and gain some pointers on how to become a speed reader. This workshop was led by Juliann Winn who works at the Academic Support Center. From this workshop I not only strive to become a faster reader, I also strive to comprehend a larger […]

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Annotated Bibliographies 5 and 6

“Facebook.” The Mayflower Hotel, Autograph Collection,  www.facebook.com/themayflowerhoteldc. This selected source is the Mayflower Hotel’s Facebook account. The Mayflower Hotel’s Facebook account offers its viewers to see a variety of events, pictures, and articles that the Mayflower Hotel takes part in. On the hotels site, they host the #StayDC which strives to create a connection between […]

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Reading Analysis: “His & Hers: Designing for a Post-Gender Society”

In her article, “His & Hers: Designing for a Post-Gender Society,” Suzanne Tick argues that gender neutral designs in the workplace, specifically in it’s restrooms, would comply with our culturally changing society. With the recent increase in feminism, designers must move away from a Modernistic landscape. Gender equality in the workplace has been an elongated […]

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Elegance, Scandals, and Business: A Glimpse at The Mayflower Hotel

Opened in 1925, The Mayflower Hotel is now a luxury Renaissance hotel that provides a contemporary stylish location to their customers currently owned by Marriott (Cooper). The hotel is located at 1127 Connecticut Avenue NW, half a mile five-minute walk from the United States Capitol (Powell). The hotel holds ten floors along with  581 elegant […]

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