Scenery Sells

A walk around New York City probably ranks as one of, if not the absolute, the most diverse walks a person will ever take in their life.  This city of almost nine million people can be thought of as a melting pot for many different faces and races, and while this is true to...

Exploring Hillside Ave

While walking around Hillside Ave in Jamaica from Susan B. Anthony middle school towards Parsons I noticed that it was dominated by small businesses like deli’s and laundromats that are accessible and convenient for the mix of private homes and apartments in the area. The stores in the area are affordable and there are...

Views of Across The Street

Photo Caption: Hyper-segregation in the Lincoln Square Neighborhood. Witnessing the exorbitant distinction between areas within a single neighborhood can leave a stranger quite befuddled. After casually walking through Manhattan, I came across an enigma in the Lincoln Square neighborhood that left me flabbergasted. In the matter of a few minutes, I went from seeing...

Geography decides everything

For Assignment 1, I choose to walk around the Manhattan at least one hour. The reason of I chose Manhattan that there are two areas reflection poverty and affluence. poverty and affluence are opposite, so I will define them. Poverty means that people don’t have enough money to afford daily necessities, such as housing,...

The Spectrum of Wealth

  For this assignment the location I selected was from the crossroad of Hillside Ave. and Little Neck Parkway, to Hillside Ave. and Springfield Blvd. There is a strong presence of poverty as you travel from Little Neck to Springfield. By Hillside and Little Neck, a majority of residents are of an Indian or...

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