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  • Shared Street Research Paper

    Imagine a street that no longer needs traffic lights or traffic signs. A public space that allows both automobiles and pedestrians alike to share the road. Children laugh and play in the street, pedestrians cross where they please, and cars and bikes safely drive through to their destination (Hockenos). Although this street will not work in all instances it can and has been implemented before. In the Netherlands, a shared public space like this one is called a woonerf (Biddulph). This type of street can be found all over the world (Hockenos). The main goal of a woonerf or a shared street is to create a space that accommodates pedestrians and the community as well as controls traffic (Hockenos). A shared street is an idea that could change the…

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  • Perry Street Research Paper

    could say to remind myself of the house I used to live in on Perry Street. Here memories were made and things about myself were learned. I used to never be familiar with the town of Albion until I started my time of living here for so long. When living on Perry Street the town seemed distant and massive to me, little Corey didn’t know how the world worked or how my life would continue after having so many experiences here and finally leaving. Since then driving down the street brings back…

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  • Ninth Street Market Analysis

    When I think of my Italian heritage, the first place that comes to mind is the Ninth Street Italian Market in Philadelphia. I think of all the different family owned butcher shops, bakeries, specialty cheese shops, restaurants and more that have been in business longer than I have been alive. At one time, this outdoor market was an urban enclave in which mainly Italian and Jewish immigrants worked, lived and raised their families. Today, while this outdoor market has become diversified with…

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  • Street Art Summary

    “Street Art and Graffiti Resources for Online Study” is an article published in April 2014 by Michael DeNotto. The author is an instruction librarian at St. Mary’s University of Minnesota. Michael DeNotto got three degrees in three universities: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign M.S. in Library and Information Science, 2012 Valparaiso University M.A. in English Studies and Communication with TESOL certificate, 2009 Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville B.A. in English with minor…

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  • Street Art Analysis

    Street art is something that some people might consider vandalism and not art, but there is one street artist who has shattered these rules and that is Banksy. Banksy has become one of the most iconic street artist in the world. Banksy uses the world has his canvas, and he is willing to do whatever it takes to create his works. Going as far as putting works up in Disneyland, he even went as far as creating a series of works on the barrier that splits Israel from Palestine. He has done all this…

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  • Graffiti Street Art

    Graffiti: A Controversial Form of Street Art While walking down the city street with a friend you find yourself stopped at a crosswalk waiting for cars to pass by. As you are waiting, your friend points to a beautiful illustration depicting a meaningful message that was spray painted onto the side of an occupied building. Your friend continues to say how the graffiti on this building is a crime and the artist should not have gotten away with this vandalism. You personally disagree with her…

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  • Vandalism In Street Art

    A message for everyone to see. A message that would normally not be socially acceptable, but is it vandalism? Graffiti stands out from other forms of artwork, not only in it’s style, but also in it’s public message as well as it’s agenda. Street art breaks the rules. It broadcasts information that people would be afraid to say or would possibly make someone uncomfortable. But is this a good thing? Is it now tolerated? Graffiti has existed dating back to ancient times of 18,000 B.C. However,…

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  • Street Art Essay

    Graffiti was once labeled as street art which was frequently a prominent problem in urban cities; defacing or “tagging” public and private property was against the law. As time as evolved, so has the street art culture. Today, street art is one of most sought after and creative outlets for local artists. The culture around street art can be interesting in the fact that artists build their names and reputation with one piece of work at a time; sometimes when it starts to take over the city it…

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  • Graffiti Vs Street Art

    Street art and graffiti, two very different styles of expression are commonly assumed to be the same. Banksy, a street artist, film director, and political activist known for his subversive and satirical street art fused with dark humor. His works of social and political commentary are arguably the most evocative and raw pieces in the world of street art. One of the influences that made Banksy the artist he is today was Robert Del Ninja. Robert generally used a stencil for his work. His famous…

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  • Street Art Research Paper

    STREET ART Street art is a unique form of modern artistic expression. It has become a part of the urban environment, growing and changing with the city and the people that live there. Street art can comment on a social issue, poke fun at some aspect of society, or simply beautify a run-down area of the city. Even though the modern style of street art and graffiti was developed and perfected in the 1970s, elements of graffiti can be traced all the way back to the early 19th century. Today, street…

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