Below is a list of key terms and key ideas for each topic we have covered in the 2nd part of the semester. I have listed these terms here to aid you in studying for the exam. The final exam is 25-30 multiple choice questions, no essays, so I have not included questions for review […]
The project focuses on some major dates that have a large impact on immigration policies. I used Timeline JS for this project
In my first blog, i spoke about how different was my neighborhood and how by just crossing a street we can see a drastic difference. Looking back to this blog i remember that when i took the pics and wrote about it i was just telling the difference between Jamaica Estate and South Jamaica but […]
“NYC will become a whiter city if gentrification keeps happening.” I displayed my findings using Story Maps. Click here for full screen view.
In my first blog post I spoke pretty generally about Hillside. I observed the places in the area but didn’t fully understand why these places are in this particular area. Looking back I realized that there were some places that I didn’t observe the first time. For my final project I interviewed a resident of Hillside […]
Group Members: Henry Yam, Kylle Cassela Mendoza and Jerry Yan Chen. A link to our StoryMap. Please view first. Then see our summary on our findings. Finally our proposed solutions to end the cycle.
image (top) source: http://forgotten-ny.com/2005/12/corona-crown-of-queens/ image (bottom) source: http://newyork.seriouseats.com/2010/06/the-forest-hills-festival-of-the-arts-a-queen.html In my post for assignment 1, although I described the neighborhoods in a vivid and detailed form, I didn’t really understand the true meaning behind how both neighborhoods came to be economically and racially classed. When I wrote, “…most of the people I see are of Caucasian […]
After glancing through my neighborhood a second time through the lens of what I have learned in class, I have come to several new conclusions. In my first post, I said “the average monthly rent is $2100” for apartments buildings in the area. By talking to residents and relating our conversations in class, I have […]
Our group researched and studied Trump’s perspectives and establishing of immigration issues and policies and arranged our project into a Prezi presentation. Group members: Lauren Hondolero, Michelle Recalde, Victoria Tyszka
From my first post on Long Island City up until now LIC is still a gentrified neighborhood. Some people look as gentrification as a good thing. In some ways it is like increased amenities and an increase of police. But there are cons as well such as what we discussed in class which were the […]
We have examined the effects of gentrification on particular areas of Brooklyn, namely: Williamsburg, Bedford-Stuyvesant, South Slope and Bushwick and presented our findings using WordPress. Group members: Shevin Narine, Paraskevas Xenophontos, Matt Gomes, Raiaan Valli, Aalya Ismail