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Un borgo veramente bello

My observations of Corso Cavour and the surrounding areas were very enlightening. It is embarrassing to say, but I was not even aware there was another area of Perugia that was even comparable to Corso Vannucci. I was pleasantly surprised … Continue reading

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Borgo Bello

Although I had been in the area before, visiting the archaeological  museum with my ceramics class, I didn’t explore the area like I did with our class. After the short time we had to explore, I can’t wait to return … Continue reading

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Getting through the lines

What’s the link between an article about urban renewal in Southwest Detroit and a novel by Italo Calvino named Invisible Cities? Placemaking, of course. While I was reading the article: “Why True Neighborhood Building Requires the Dedication of Few ‘Zealous … Continue reading

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People’s Place in Place Making – Makenzie Lundburg

I am continuously finding myself more and more fascinated by the neighborhoods in Perugia. Especially knowing the history, incorporating the five different gates and their surrounding areas and the way each distinct place defines itself, I feel the city is … Continue reading

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Impressions of Borgo Bello By Christina Rossetti

During our walkabout of the Borgo Bello neighborhood, I was surprised to find that I have unknowingly made my way down these same streets in weeks prior. In an attempt to familiarize ourselves with the city of Perugia, my roommates … Continue reading

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First Trip down Corso Cavour

Borgo Bello has a completely different atmosphere than the City Center. I was so excited after exploring Borgo Bello that I ended up taking my friends there all afternoon on Saturday. We stopped at the Vinyl Record Cafè, unsure of … Continue reading

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First Impressions of Borgo Bello by Amy Mullowney

I enjoyed exploring Borgo Bello last Tuesday. My observations were not very noteworthy except that the area of town was as charming and quaint as the rest of Perugia (that I have explored thus far). There weren’t many people out … Continue reading

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Borgo Bello: A Not So Hidden Gem by Shelby Goode

In the walks around Perugia I have realized how majestic every new street I stumble upon, every café that I walk in to, and all the architecture I see is almost mesmerizing. As a student only studying here for a … Continue reading

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Real Eyes Realize

When I thought of sidewalks I thought of the empty tan ones back in Charlotte, there wasn’t much going on there unless you were in uptown, but after reading the Jane Jacobs reading, my thoughts have changed. It wasn’t like … Continue reading

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Effect of “Eyes on the Street” by Morgan Nash

In Jane Jacob’s book The Death and Life of Great American Cities she calls attention to various aspects of cities and its effects on the community. One of the key factors of a city is its use of walkways and … Continue reading

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