Public Space in Cities

In the article, How Much Public Space Does a City Need?, by Gregory Scruggs displays an argument about public space within cities. When we think “public space” the first thing that comes to mind is parks and outdoors. For example, when we think public spaces  in New York City we think Central Park, Highbridge Park, […]

Gentrification in NYC

In the article “How Sky-High Rents Are Radically Changing New York’s Neighorhoods” I learned about how gentrification has significantly effected New York City throughout the 21st century. Gentrification is a process of renovation of deteriorated urban neighborhoods. This is created by influx of more affluent residents and results in increased property values and the displacing […]

Assignment 1

Lauren Gentile Monday September 5th, 2016 Assignment 1 We live in a city filled with different social, cultural and most importantly different economical classes. Poverty and affluence is expressed immensely in the elements of New York City. Poverty can be defined as the state of being inferior in quality or unequal in amount. Whereas, affluence […]