Built Environment Introduction: A Comprehensive Look at Potomac Gardens Apartments

Welcome! My built environment descriptions and final analysis focus on Potomac Gardens Apartments. The housing complex, located just thirteen blocks southeast of the United States Capitol Building, is home to low income families and a large senior population. Potomac Gardens is one of 56 properties owned by the District of Columbia Housing Authority. What separates […]

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The Hidden History: What the Westin Washington D.C. City Center Teaches Us About Thomas Circle

No one walks by the Westin Washington D.C. City Center and thinks, “Wow, what an amazing building! I bet I could learn a lot about D.C. from it”. It does not happen. Anyone who passes by the hotel probably does not think about it at all unless it is the hotel that they are staying […]

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Final Built Environment Analysis

Sabrina Sampson Writing 100 13 December 2016 Security Has No Beauty When viewing the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) it becomes apparent that there is a glaring contrast between the built environment and the professional work by the officers within these very walls.  Through the exterior, interior, and digital surroundings, I seek to explain how conflicting […]

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Annotated Bibliography 10

“K Metropolitan Police Department X.” Auto Sale for December 7,1982. N.p., 8 Oct. 1982. Web. 1 Dec. 2016. This is an online newspaper published on October 8th, 1982 of an announcement of how the Metropolitan Police Department was hosting an auto sale for all of the missing, stolen, abandoned stolen vehicles.  The article is simply […]

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