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Unformatted text preview: According to the handout, the locals call this mural roots rather than its official name. The murals add a lot of spice and color to the run-down neighborhood. Blocks from the mural there is a small street that is decorated all year round. It resembles a fiesta with all the lights and flags that hang from the street. This is an example of how the murals have influenced the lives of the people. They are replicating what they see and believe that the murals are significant landmarks in their neighborhood. The people in the murals are replicated favorably giving the community a sense of hope. Jacobs would be outraged at the neighborhood itself. Norris Square is an example of a slum. There are old abandoned buildings on every corner and a lot of the businesses are inefficient as well. There is not a lot of community interaction because there are no places for the people to walk besides the corner stores. There is a warehouse placed in the middle of the community using up a lot space....
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2011 for the course IH 0852 taught by Professor Benin during the Fall '09 term at Temple.
- Fall '09