Thanks to a great walking salon up historic 16th Street, NW in Washington, DC, I found out that traffic engineering came from a group of passionate people – some who didn’t even own cars – with influence from agriculture, public works, and a bunch of other places.
“Are you glad you came?” – Karen Kendra Holmes
Yes I am glad.
This week’s photograph is taken from a brand new vantage point in Washington, DC, the Hepburn (@TheHepBurnDC), at sunset.
Udofia’s latest is on a building with mostly senior tenants. MuralsDC sought to make these residents a focal point of the piece, project coordinator Nancee Lyons said….
This week’s photograph was taken outside the iconic Ben’s Chili Bowl, on U Street at sunset, officially in the Shaw neighborhood.
A recent analysis of this part of Washington, DC by Tracy Hadden Loh, PhD (@busysparrow) showed this as both walkable and equitable (and still with important challenges). What’s not to love.
I’ve never been to Kenilworth-Parkside in Washington, DC, until I was brought there, by the Wright Center Family Medicine Residency (@WrightGME) to give a didactic on being a transgender ally (see more info about that presentation, including slides, here).
I’m always curious, so I mapped the population vulnerability data for this neighborhood, and it is vulnerable, 42 % poverty rate, 28 % people without high school diplomas.
This week’s photograph is of beautiful photography, currently on display at the American University Katzen Arts Center (@AUMuseum_Katzen).
Stranger Lives, is a photographic typology of sunbathing New Yorkers on the stretch of sand between Coney Island and Brighton Beach.
The 40 life sized images on display at the Katzen Art Center …
I took this photograph at dawn, near historic 14th Street, NW and U Street, NW. I was intrigued by this post on Greater Greater Washington (@ggwash) that used a photo that I took of the changing/”modernizing” of 14th Street, NW, and the comments on the piece. They caused me to want to show a different version of the street, the version that I see early mornings. Continue reading→