Harold Washington

Decent Essays
Improved Essays
Superior Essays
Great Essays
Brilliant Essays
    Page 1 of 50 - About 500 Essays
  • Improved Essays

    (219). The main idea is to spread a lot of natural light into the building and create a beautiful open space. The steel structure can help to create a unique design and spread patterns across the ceiling. There were many ideas incorporate into the Library from the White City to the Modern concept. Before The Harold Washington Library was built. Chicago decided to hold a design competition. “In 1988 a city-appointed jury of eleven people awarded the design of Chicago’s new main public library”. (216) Pridmore. The winners from the competition were “Hammond Beeby and Babka”.(217) Pridmore. The library was completed built in 1991. The library was named after “Harold Washington…the city 's first African American mayor.” (Library Center). It shows that it is a big accomplishment because the building represents the progress Chicago has made over time. Such as breaking the segregation cycle around the city and representing equality for all. In the present, The…

    • 965 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    double doors made me feel secure. I closed my eyes and felt as though I was still watching everyone in the live room. The sofas and the coffee table was where I sat to write songs quite often. Thirty-five feet square and fifteen feet tall, the live room had no soundproofing but there were microphones on floor stands, firmly fixed with pop shields and a headphone galore since there are no loud speakers. Recording music has always been a passion of mine, but it was never a feasible option because…

    • 645 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    "Murphy where have you been going?" Murphy looks up at Finn and just shrugs. He figures he doesn't really owe an answer to anyone and especially not Finn. It's not like he's been doing anything wrong lately, if anything he's been looking for Akna these last few days and he hasn't seen a trace of her. He's stuck to his story that he's still trying to find scrap metal and maybe the occasional scavenge but he hasn't shared anything else. "You leave here everyday at the same time and hardly ever…

    • 958 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    On November 22nd , 2015 , I had attended a play “A servant of Two masters” that played downtown Pittsburgh at the O’Reilly theater, the play was directed by Ted Pappas. He had put together a creative and intriguing play, having actors stay spontaneous and interact with the audience, therefore no parts would be found boring nor dry. All the actors had held up their end of their roles quite well, by fully disguising themselves as that character they were suppose to be during the entire play. …

    • 1235 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    The Panther Poem Analysis

    • 1244 Words
    • 5 Pages

    The Animalization in The Metamorphosis Including Feelings of Isolation and Powerlessness in Comparison to “The Panther” The Metamorphosis, by Franz Kafka, tells the story about a man’s transformation into a bug. Through his journey in his new life as a bug, he experiences many emotions such as isolation and powerlessness. His family is frightened and disgusted with him and he must learn how to adapt to his new life. “The Panther”, by Rainer Rilke, also displays feelings of isolation and…

    • 1244 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Superior Essays

    The Social Exchange Theory

    • 1630 Words
    • 7 Pages

    A Fading Friend but Not Forgotten When I was a kid, I was a social and outgoing kind of person. In Kindergarten, I met a friend named Jeremy. He was anti-social, awkward, and an all-around goofball. He always made me laugh though and from that point on, we became best friends. I remember as a kid, going to his house and playing Super Nintendo with him, eating with his family, sharing birthdays, and watching Power Rangers. Both of our fathers have disabilities. My father was hit by a drunk…

    • 1630 Words
    • 7 Pages
    Superior Essays
  • Great Essays

    Jan Servaes (City University of Hong Kong) and Jim Anderson (University of Utah) have circulated a CFP seeking to address an apparent crisis in communication research. Aiming to publish in The International Communication GAZETTE, the crisis is rhetorically predicated upon questions such as “What has the communication discipline contributed to the social sciences? What has been its impact on policy and social change?” Citing, amongst other, the apparent lack of distinctive disciplinary problems,…

    • 1873 Words
    • 7 Pages
    Great Essays
  • Great Essays

    The Homecoming Analysis

    • 1604 Words
    • 7 Pages

    On the surface, The Homecoming and Mud are vastly different plays based their overall diverging themes. The Homecoming deals with power dynamics of family members, family values, and female control. Mud, on the other hand, focuses on the power dynamics between three individuals, the fear of loneliness, and escape from monotony. The endings of both plays contain different sensations, as one has a creepy ambiance, while the other leaves a depressing and tragic outlook on life. However, they both…

    • 1604 Words
    • 7 Pages
    Great Essays
  • Great Essays

    USA and Britain made light of the significance of it. As the USA was the world superpower, its political power was much stronger than that of Britain. This means that the USA has the upper hand in the contradiction of the objectives. Therefore, it is certain that the Suez Crisis can be regarded as an eye opener for the British government to the new position of Britain which cannot act against the USA. British financial and economic weakness should also be taken into consideration. The…

    • 1894 Words
    • 8 Pages
    Great Essays
  • Improved Essays

    (www.biography.com/people/william-the-conqueror-9542227#battle-for-the-throne, 2014: online). This decision meant that William felt betrayed and so he decided to invade England to claim his rightful place as King of England. This invasion resulted in the infamous Battle of Hastings where William’s army, the Norman’s, defeated Harold’s English army which eventuated in the death of Harold with an arrow through his eye (www.historytoday.com/charles-h-gibbs-smith/death-harold-battle-hastings, 1960:…

    • 403 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Previous
    Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 50