Thanks for publishing my photos, Bisnow, in One Big Question For U Street/Shaw: How To Preserve Its Identity

2017.05.19 DC People and Places 5051
2017.05.19 DC People and Places 5051 (View on Flickr.com)

Thanks for publishing my photos @bisnow, in this article on one of the most dynamic neighborhoods in Washington, DC right now.

View from AAMC Headquarters, of the Shaw Neighborhood, Washington, DC USA
View from AAMC Headquarters, of the Shaw Neighborhood, Washington, DC USA (View on Flickr.com)

The piece covers ground that has been detailed in Derek Hyra’s @DerekHyra book (see: Thoughts and photos from the gilded ghetto | Race, Class, and Politics in the Cappuccino City, by Derek Hyra)

Thoughts and photos from the gilded ghetto | Race, Class, and Politics in the Cappuccino City, by Derek Hyra

I think the photos speak for themselves. The future is constantly being born here.

2017.12.09 Shaw People and Places, Washington, DC USA 1352
2017.12.09 Shaw People and Places, Washington, DC USA 1352 (View on Flickr.com)

Shaw and U Street’s high-end new construction is stimulating the local economy, but compromising their rich cultural history and displacing longtime residents.

Source: One Big Question For U Street/Shaw: How To Preserve Its Identity – Neighborhood

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