BGR in Dupont Circle // A Preface

This project aims to explore BGR in Dupont Circle and the implications of the area on this particular restaurant and others. Additionally, I will exam specific rhetorical situations in and around the complexities of the space. This video provides some basic history and a view of Dupont, a popular place for someone looking to have the […]

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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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A City Plagued with the Incurable Disease of Gentrification

Once a location for young christian men to learn how to live a life with a healthy body, mind, and spirit, the Young Men’s Christian Association now attracts many people who are using it as a cheap, subsidized gym. Most YMCA’s have de-emphasized their traditional christian rooted values, but continues to provide an environment intended […]

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Complete Annotated Bibliography

Bates, Allyson M. The Impact of Gentrification on Low-Income Individuals in the Washington, DC, Metropolitan Area, Howard University, Ann Arbor, 2012.http://proxyau.wrlc.org/login?url=http://search.proquest.com/docview/1356693498?accountid=8285. This article studies the factor that gentrified areas or non-gentrified areas has on the likelihood that a low-income household would leave. They found that no matter where the low-income family is housed they are […]

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