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  • Mark Rothko Entrance To The Subway Analysis

    painting is to portray the loneliness of city life. The youngest of four children Mark Rothko was born Marcus Yakovlevich Rothkowitz on the 25th of September 1903 in Dvinsk, Vitebsk Governorate, in the Russian Empire. Rothko later moved to Portland, Oregon in the winter of 1913 after which he received a scholarship from Yale. His initial intention was to become an engineer or an attorney, but he dropped out at the end of his sophomore year, and moved to New York City (Breslin). One of his Yale…

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  • The Informal Life Of The Sidewalk Analysis

    several men and women trying to make “an honest living” on the sidewalks of Greenwich Village in New York City. Overall, Duneier sheds light on the lives of impoverished people, who seem to believe in the saying, “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.” He also draws inspiration…

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  • Five Points Research Paper

    neighborhood in the mid-1800s. The reputation of the Irish was that they were criminal by nature, and the horrible conditions of the Five Points helped affirm that reputation. Initially a reservoir in the 1700s, Collect Pond was located just north of today’s City Hall. This pond was the root of spring water for Dutch inhabitants of downtown Manhattan. In the neighborhood of Collect Pond, people began disposing waste in the pond from the tanneries and slaughterhouses that consumed the…

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  • Children In New York Classroom: Neighborhood Analysis

    the Children in New York Class and I can definitely say that I have learn a lot about my neighborhood that I didn’t have no knowledge about. The fact that Brownsville is known as one of the most dangerous neighborhoods in Brooklyn and I have been living here for so many years and wasn’t aware of that. My perspective sure did change, due to the fact that there is such a high percentage of 23.4% of people living under the poverty line which is almost the same as the while New York city at 24%.…

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  • Internal Migration And Ghettoization In The 19th And 20th Century

    ghettos is characterized by the racial prejudice of the era, racially charged violence in the form of race riots, and the development of black culture within the United States. This is best exemplified by the ghettoized Harlem neighborhood of New York City and the South Side of Chicago, or “Bronzeville”. From these ghettos arose two significant periods of thriving African American culture, the Harlem and Chicago/Bronzeville Renaissances, which established the presence of the black community…

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  • Stag Night At Sharkeys Analysis

    Painted by George Bellows in 1909, Stag Night At Sharkeys, a part of the Cleveland Museum of Art’s since 1922, portrays the new and dark city life of early twentieth century New York City. Unlike any other artwork at the time, this specific painting became known as a reputable piece because of the artist’s ability to capture a specific moment in time, lasting merely a second, and turn it into a magnificent work of art. Through the use of color, detailing, and viewpoint, Bellows was able to…

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  • The Queens Borough Public Library: Business Analysis

    The Queens Borough Public Library (also known as Queens Library) is one of the three library systems operating in New York City. The library has 62 locations all across Queens. Volunteering at the library for the past two summers has allowed me to further understand how Queens Library operates. I have always been curious about how the library system is able to be interconnected with all 62 branches. As a kid, I always wondered how they were able to keep track of everything. I could return and…

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  • Porter's Five Forces Analysis Of Taxi Industry

    the vehicle as proof of the right to pick up passengers, who can only hail yellow cabs with a medallion in the street. Most cities placed government regulations to control the oversupply of taxis by late 1930s. This was intended to balance out costs, guarantee the wellbeing and nature of cabs, and give drivers a reasonable wage. In 1930s, the year of Great Depression, New York had as many as 30,000 cab drivers and there were more drivers than passengers. Originally the total number of cab…

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  • Symbolism Of Wealth In The Great Gatsby

    The Valley between New York is a bullet point on my lengthy travel bucket list. All of its glitz, bright lights, and commotion appeal to my intrepid soul. When I finally get to New York, however, I am going to drive out to Cow Neck and Great Neck, the rumored real life West and East Egg, respectively. And possibly on my drive from the city, I will find myself passing through a bleak landscape, a valley rid of hope and promise, well at least it was in the 1920s when it was used as an important…

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  • Storm Recovery: Housing Recovery

    local all share the common goal of wanting to help provide their citizens with a good, stable, and safe life. The notion of the American Dream entices new citizens to come to the United States and acts as the anchor keeping current citizens in place. Throughout history great states like New York, attracted millions of immigrants seeking to build a new life. As the population swelled in the United States, urbanization became a classic trend. Like many in other nations a majority of Americans…

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