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
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
This ongoing project captures the lives of those who go unnoticed on a daily basis. It is often that these people are not given the time of day, and their voiced are rarely heard. Through this project I hope to lend a hand in helping those speak out about the urban issues in our society. […]