Poverty and affluence walk

Jia Jin Zhao Urban 101 Professor Hackett Poverty and affluence in Flushing, NY   After walking around my neighborhood in Flushing, NY; I’ve come to differentiate the meaning of poverty and affluence, which includes different factors that contribute to both. Cities in general are crowded and full of Capitalism; where Affluence is concentrated on the […]

Exploring Downtown Flushing

I decided to walk around Downtown Flushing. I visited on September 2, 2016. On my walk, I noticed poverty was not just having limited opportunities, but having less space and having more law enforcement patrolling the area as well. One area in particular are the Bland apartments nearby Main Street. The area with these apartments […]