Author Archives: brookefruman

Paris for the Weekend and Individuality in Cities

Paris was one of the cities that I was most excited to travel to when I first confirmed that I would be studying abroad.  And this weekend, I checked all of the typical “touristy” Parisian destinations off the list.  I … Continue reading

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Bethany Beach, DE by Brooke F

All of my best childhood memories are in Bethany Beach, Delaware.  Because my mom was a teacher, my mom, sister, and I were able to spend the summer uninterrupted on the beach.  As a child, the thing that I loved … Continue reading

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Art in Placemaking By Brooke F

Last week, visiting Via Della Viola was a really fun and interesting experience.  Other than walking through once when I first got here and was trying to get my bearings I was unfamiliar with this area of Perugia.  Looking at … Continue reading

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“Eyes on the Street” By Brooke F.

Learning about Jane Jacobs and her belief about “Eyes on the Street” and how crucial this concept is for creating a safe city was something I had not really thought about before and something that I found very interesting.  The … Continue reading

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The Intersection of Health and Placemaking – Brooke F.

As a public health major, I have always been most interested in understanding how environment and specific places impact health and community.  I think whenever you are creating an intervention or working to improve a social problem in a community, … Continue reading

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