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 […]

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 […]