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    Anatomy of a Hipster Essay

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    Over time, social group labels tend to mutate from their original interpretation, due to societal evolution. The hipster is no exception, as it originally referred to 1940s Bebop Jazz enthusiasts. Hipsters has since become the term referencing pretentious rich kids, attempting to recreate a sense of underground-ness; whether it be music or style-related. However, hipsters of today differ from the former in the sense that their actions are fueled solely by effort, rather than sheer interest of being

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    Our next destination was one I couldn’t wait to go to, the Williamsburg Bridge. I was excited because I love seeing and learning about the architecture of a bridge and also being able to walk over one is so amazing! “Construction on the bridge began in 1896 and opened it on December 19, 1903. When it was completed the Williamsburg Bridge set the record for the longest suspension bridge in the world. It was also the first bridge to use steel instead of masonry towers, which reduced the side of the

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    of Williamsburg and the impact that gentrification has had on the neighborhood. There will be a specific focus on examining how this gentrification Triumph of the city Problem Description: Williamsburg has become one of the most popular areas in the New York City. In the last fiteen years, the neighborhood has transformed from a hub of industry and haven for immigrants to a neighborhood filled with young professionals and a thriving art scene. According to NYU’s Furman Center, Williamsburg and

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    Introduction New York City is composed of some of the world’s most unique and eccentric neighborhoods the world has ever seen. Amongst these neighborhoods, one can expect to find Bushwick (Community District 4) and Williamsburg (Community District 1), nestled in in the northern tip of Brooklyn borough. The earliest colonizers included the Dutch, French, Scandinavians, and English farmers. Today, however, the spectrum of racial distribution has changed drastically in which the top ethnic groups include

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    Gentrification is the process of renovating and improving a neighborhood so that it can be more appealing to the middle-class taste and is negatively affecting many neighborhoods all over New York City. The gentrification of low-income neighborhoods can bring down a neighborhood and is responsible for the displacement of families who can’t afford to live in the gentrified area anymore due to the price of rent being dramatically increased. Landlords tend to raise rent to cast out low income renters

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    and it somehow manages to retain its frightful aura. It can be found on Arthur Kill Road which is close to Rossville Avenue, 13 miles away from the ship terminal. 3. Old Atlantic Avenue Subway Tunnel The Atlantic Avenue subway tunnel, found in Brooklyn, has a legendary status. It was mentioned in the New York Times in 1893, relating it to tunnel pirates, and H.P. Lovecraft, in 1927, also used it in one of his

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    Borough Park, a distinct Orthodox Jewish neighborhood in the southwestern section of the borough of Brooklyn, remains bound by family values and religious traditions. The architecture of the residential neighborhood consists of modest brick buildings no more then six stories tall. Borough Park does not boast Art Deco skyscrapers or wide avenues, which were known for in New York at the time of its production in the early 20th century. Its only differentiating characteristic is the constant repeated

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    The colony of Virginia was founded by a stock company: the Virginia Company. To attract people Virginia made a wonderful charter. Emigrants who paid their own way to Virginia got fifty acres of land. There would not be mere tenants. Civil authority would control the military. A council of burgesses, representatives chosen by the inhabitants of the colony for their government, would be convened as the House of Burgesses. The governor could veto their actions and the company still had overall control

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    Before the 1880s, the are of eastern Brooklyn that was to become Brownsville was known as New Lots. This territory was primarily farmland, but it was also the location of the city’s largest waste dump, as well as the site of several facilities that supplied stone and other building materials. In its early history, New Lots had a diverse population. English and Irish settlers, Jewish immigrants, and a small number of African-Americans farmed the land. Others were attracted to the area by the open

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    The new title would be “Williamsburg: The Story of a Patriot Woman”. The revised introduction would go as follows: “…The story concerns the period of 1769 to 1776. Its principal figure is Anne Frye, the wife of planter-turned politician John Frye. She cannot be found in any history book, but her reactions and inner conflict are derived from events that occurred in Williamsburg and around the American Colonies.” The movie opens on a young boy as he runs across the property of John Frye and his wife

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