Ben’s Chili Bowl’s mural featuring Bill Cosby’s smirk: What is the mural saying?

  A destination for D.C. tourists and locals alike is the famous Ben’s Chili Bowl. Having been around since 1958, Ben’s Chili Bowl has claimed its territory on U Street, right next to the Lincoln Theatre, and proved its loyalty to all of its customers. Even throughout the riots of 1968, Ben’s remained firm and […]

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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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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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Common Place 5

In her article “Architectural Exclusion: Discrimination and Segregation Through Physical Design of the Built Environment,” Sarah Schindler examines the systemic racism ingrained in the very design of our urban areas. In “Architectural Exclusion: Discrimination and Segregation Through Physical Design of the Built Environment,” Sarah Schindler examines the systemic racism ingrained in our urban areas. In […]

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