Reanalyzing Forest Hills Gardens and Corona

     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 […]

LIC

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 […]