amaah + streetlife   6

How ethnic groups change Oakland neighborhoods
The goal of his survey is to determine from dozens of residents their perceptions of space and neighborhood resources within the city.

"I got fascinated by how cultures use space to reinforce their cultural identity and socioeconomic means,"
urban  space  communities  design  architecture  city  oakland  street  streetlife  perception  observation  identity  research  social  anthropology 
march 2009 by amaah
Hanging Out in Cornerville in the City
A New York City still life... observation of street corners and their transient denizens; it's all about urban flow
city  urban  life  street  streetlife  observation  NewYork  nyc  flow 
december 2008 by amaah
Chernovetsky's new campaign against making a living and culture
Elected officials as well as their cronies, have little understanding of the rights of citizens, the image of tourist attractions, or what they have to do to make a city or country tourist friendly. these vendors are registered business people who pay tax
Ukraine  urban  city  street  policy  adjacencies  commerce  politics  observation  culture  markets  streetlife  regulation  governance  entrepreneur 
august 2007 by amaah
Manhole Explosions in Central Square
Some blog journalism on an action-packed afternoon in Cambridge... and a photo essay to boot
Cambridge  CentralSquare  city  urban  life  news  electricity  explosion  streetlife  writing  travel  journalism  observation  photo  essay  fun  Boston  toli 
june 2005 by amaah

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