Category: Feldman, Alaina

Local’s Blood

Astoria has been going through gentrification as luxury apartments are buying out locals’ houses and building rental apartments that are non-affordable for locals.

Where is Home?

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 Landscape in a Nutshell

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!

A Park’s Life

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.