Stuck in the Middle with Queens

  In my first post about Poverty and Affluence I wrote to you about the surroundings of the environment and their effects on some of the neighborhoods in Queens.. After attaining more knowledge through the course of Urban Studies, I want to revisit some parts of Queens that need clarification as to what kind...

Assets

Image Source: Clipartpanda.com   An asset is a resource with economic value that can be thought of as an item that in the future can generate income and/or reduce expenses. Some personal assets are real estate, automobiles, jewelry, stocks, bonds, as well as certain life insurance. An intangible asset is an asset that isn’t...

Hollis’ Harsh Reality

Hollis, New York, is a town located in Queens.  The section of Hollis that I explored was near Jamaica Avenue; specifically, C-Town grocery store and Clean Rite Laundromat.  This part of the town is lower-middle class.  Poverty is evident throughout Hollis; there were bars on store windows, and there was even an attempted bank...

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