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    Street Eat Research Paper

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    residents, the 12 block deep and five block wide neighborhood of Brooklyn Heights is considered to be one of the most convenient commuting neighborhoods outside of Manhattan. This is due to the fact that the neighborhood is located directly across from the East River of lower Manhattan. It was one of the first neighborhoods outside of Manhattan to be developed and settled. Originally referred to as Brooklyn Village, Brooklyn Heights has been a prominent and relevant area of Brooklyn since 1834. …

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    20th Century Immigration

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    As someone who grew up in a city surrounded by the Andes mountains, the idea of visiting the city of New York became a dream to fulfill. From the beginning I was impressed by Manhattan’s skyscrapers and the view of the skyline from far away. Famous attractions like Times Square, Central Park, the Empire State Building, and the Brooklyn Bridge instantly became places that I wanted to visit one day. Two years ago I was finally able to visit New York City and I was not disappointed. Besides the key…

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    Chinatown Ethnic Enclaves

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    on networks of relatives and friends and on affordable goods, food as well as housing within the neighborhood. New York City 's Chinatown is considered the largest Chinatown in the United States (Waxman, n.d.), and it is located on the lower east side of Manhattan. According to National Park Service website, “Chinatown Historic District in New York was listed in the National Register of Historic Places on February 12, 2010, due to its national significance stemming from its association with…

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    Zuccotti Park

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    As the lunch-hour fades to afternoon, Zuccotti Park is claimed by yet another class of user: the tourist. Located around the corner from the September 11 Memorial Plaza, Zuccotti Park serves as a place of consolidation. Large, guided groups are particularly likely to use the park as a staging area. Because many of these groups are coming to or from the Memorial Plaza, Zuccotti Park can seem lopsided in the afternoon. The western side of the park hosts much activity, while the eastern edge…

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    Historic Preservation is often seen as an elite club whose membership is bought by the cities' median income. A cycle of investment and disinvestment is what generates cities today. The lower class is constantly being displaced by economic actors to serve the middle class. Some will leave this cycle having benefitted from it, able to buy the ideal single family home. Others, the renters, will have been pushed to another soon to be or already blighted area. Progress in city growth has come…

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    My Social Work Career

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    Social work, this is a career I see myself enjoying the rest of my life. I find helping people intriguing and sets a goal for what I wanna do in my career. I have chosen this major because I have had firsthand experience with children in the foster care system. This got me intrigued as I was in high school searching for a major that I would to eventually incorporate into my career and lifestyle. Kansas State University was one of the schools I enjoyed visiting as I was visiting colleges and here…

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    The New Museum is located in the Lower East Side on Bowery and opened its doors in 2007 after expanding and relocating from its previous home in SoHo. Likewise, the Whitney by Renzo Piano Workshop was the result of a need of expansion that saw the museum vacate its old largely residential neighborhood in the Upper East Side and into the Meatpacking District neighborhood of Lower Manhattan on Gansevoort Street in 2015. The neighborhoods that these buildings reside…

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    Introduction In this essay I will be exploring a topic most deeply embedded in New York’s history, which happens to be a theme widely pertinent and of extensive influence on the characters and the plot of “A Summer’s Reading”, by Bernard Malamud. New York has, since the days it was known as New Amsterdam, been the most prominent port of entry into North America. From the crown of the Statue of Liberty, one could easily make out scores of ship entering her harbor daily, and onboard, millions of…

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    British parliament has a two house system. This bicameral structure includes a house of lords and a house of commons. The house of lords is made out of people who inherited the position or were elected by the monarch and prime minister, while the House of Commons consists of members elected by the people. The house of lords has very small influence in the British government. The most useful action they can perform is to delay a law brought up by the house commons. It is delayed for up to a year,…

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    Looking back on my previous memoirs, I am slowly starting to realize how quickly things change. From what college you want to go to, to what career you want, or even your point of view on a particular subject. I have come to understand that nothing is truly set in stone. We build and adapt to the world around us. Whether it is to fit in with a crowd or to make a situation affect you in a positive way. Just from looking at my first memoir, I can tell that I have grown as a person and as a…

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