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Regulars

This time at the terrace was different than any other time I have been there. The use of the terrace did not appear to be first time users or tourist, but regulars. We first saw a group of guys just … Continue reading

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First Observation of Terrazza del Cortone

Evan and I observed Terrazza del Cortone from 1:45 to 2:45 on Thursday October 5th. At first there was only one person there. He was sunbathing and smoking in one of the adirondack chairs. I looked over the rest of … Continue reading

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Place-People Watching

Piazza Novembre is a main passage way to all parts of Perugia’s city center; so it is a perfect place to do observations. This area always has something going on at any time of day. The constant change of action … Continue reading

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Reflection on last weeks class

Last week in class we discussed placemaking in further detail and about Jane Jacobs. The more I learn about placemaking, the more I can see all the benefits it has for communities. Certain characteristics make a place successful, such as … Continue reading

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Borgo Bello

  Walking through Borgo Bello, I was surprised. I didn’t know it was going to be such a big and lively neighborhood. It has many attractions; restaurants, churches, a university, movie theaters, and beautiful views. There are a few attractions … Continue reading

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