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And so it begins By Liliana Bravo, Journal 4

The workshop that we attended last week was full of excitement as our professors explained to community members their plans for the terrace. Young and older members, brimming with ideas, shared their visions for what could be created on the … Continue reading

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Children on the Terrace by Liliana Bravo, Journal

During our previous class, we discussed the importance of placemaking in urban planning and what it meant to actively participate in the building of one’s community. Placemaking is a valuable technique that allows locals the opportunity to voice their opinions … Continue reading

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What makes a neighborhood safe? Liliana B.

During our previous class, we discussed Jane Jacobs’ article on cities and what made some safer than others. One of the main points she made was that sidewalks played an essential role, such that if people felt safe walking on … Continue reading

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Borgo Bello by Liliana B. Journal 1

For class, Professor Raymond took us on a passeggiata of the Borgo Bello neighborhood. It was full of hidden wonders like the luminous paintings in the back of an alley and the flower pots decorating the walls. Before arriving to Borgo … Continue reading

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