Come enjoy your peaceful moment!
Astoria has been going through gentrification as luxury apartments are buying out locals’ houses and building rental apartments that are non-affordable for locals.
An audio file to be listened to riding the Q or B from Newkirk Plaza to Sheepshead Bay that highlights the ethnic backgrounds of those who populate those neighborhoods.
My sketch consists of my neighborhood and where I grew up in a nutshell- such as the peaceful atmosphere, the small community that I treat like my family, and everyone’s similar culture/values. What makes the landscape appealing are the Persian synagogues, the parks, and more!
Parks have always been a part of people’s lives. However, the history of our parks is not so clean and bright, as Jane Jacobs’ book argues—because of their presence in the eyes of an architect’s establishment for a growth in surrounding values, some actually are used and diverse places for numerous uses.
Rockaway is a neighborhood that takes pride in its beach and boardwalk. One artist that expresses aspirations for this community is Geoff Rawling through his mural located on 116th street.
Neighborhoods are affected by their surroundings. Location matters in attracting people.
A new monument to truly commemorate the sacrifice made by soldiers in Fort Greene Park.
When designing neighborhood parks, urban developers planned for each part of the parks to be used in a specific way. However, those living in the area decided otherwise.
What is wild cabbage and London trees doing on NYC streets?