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 of…

Bayside—a home of the middle class or so we think

For this assignment, I chose to walk in Bayside, around the Queensborough Community College area. It’s a relatively safe neighborhood, probably home to people of the different types of middle class. I started walking around Cloverdale Boulevard and Kenilworth Drive. Queensborough Community College is where people of many different cultures and races come to receive…

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 a…

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