Juxtaposition project

To get to this place from city tech, you would walk down adams street towards johnson st. When reaching johnson st, make a left and go to jay street. Then make a right and you”ll find this old looking building. This picture shows juxtaposition by this old looking building being here and in the background a taller newer looking building. The material on the reddish, looking building looks way older than the material on the newer, shinier, blue building in the background. The older building at first was the Brooklyn fire headquarters before turning into a place for affordable housing. it was built in 1892. The building went through a renovation that started in 2013 and ended in 2014

Juxtaposition Project

This is a perfect example to represent juxtaposition. The juxtaposition here shows two buildings made in different years. The building on the left looks a little bit old meanwhile the building on the right looks newer. The contrast between these two buildings is totally different. The building on the left has more colors and the windows are more geometric but old. On the other hand, the building on the right has a solid grey color. The windows are skinnier and much taller than the building on the left. Also, the materials were made differently. As you can see the building on the left is made out of brick and the building on the right is made out of a different wall.

To reach this area from City Tech, walk up to Jay St. It is extremely near the Jay St MetroTech station/Starbucks. This location is also across the Kings County Family Court. The right building is New York University Tandon School of Engineering. It used to be another building, however, NYU bought it in the year 2014. It was not very long ago. Way before NYU bought the building it was called Brooklyn Collegiate and Polytechnic Institute. This college was made in the year 1854. If you’re curious about the history of this college click here.

Juxtaposition Project








To get there from city tech, you will have to have to take the R train at Jay Street- Metrotech station to Dekalb Avenue or Atlantic Avenue where you will then transfer to the Q or B train and take it to Avenue J. After you get off at Avenue J in Brooklyn, you will take the B6 or B11 bus right outside of the subway station to Campus Rd where one of the buses will take you directly to the front of the building. This is an example of Juxtaposition because the building on the left looks older and is covered in plants and flowers. The building on the left looks older compared to the modern and remodeled buildings that have been built around the area.

Juxtaposition Project

To reach this location from City Tech, walk along Tillary St. then once you come across Cadman Plaza Park. From here walk through Cadman Plaza Park, passing the Brooklyn War Memorial. Near the end of Cadman Plaza Park, where Cadman Plaza W and Prospect St. meet there will be a path to walk down Old Fulton St. Following the Old Fulton St. path walk under the Brooklyn Bridge and continue walking straight, past Jane’s Carousel and you will end up in this location.

Whenever I have more than a two-hour break, I take some time to walk along the waterfront. I come here to calm myself with the familiar scent of the waters and the sound of waves crashing against the rocks. During my recent long period break, I saw two ships on the water sailing past one another. The juxtaposition in the image above is of these two passing ships on the East River. The one on the left is much smaller and pristine compared to the one of the right which is much larger and looks worn out. These vessels are both used on the water, but they serve different duties. Since the smaller one is a ferry boat transporting people from one destination to another. The larger one which I presume is a barge that is currently transporting goods.

juxtaposition project

From City Tech you would walk to The Supreme Court. From there would walk down Pierrepont St. past the Brooklyn Historic Society. There you wil spot a cathedral and a white building across the street from it. The juxtaposition is the old brick cathedral and the new marble building. The contrast between the two is that the cathedral is old fashioned and historic meanwhile the white building is more contemporary. It may be a house for someone to live in.


Juxtaposition project


In order to reach this location you walk on Jay street towards the train station . On your way there you’ll eventually see “Myrtle Ave” on your left it’ll be an open space where people can walk through . Its in front of a train station


I went to the location pretty late it was after my 8:30 class and I had to wait for the bus for a while . so I wandered around and I saw these trees and I remembered about the juxtapositions .And how every tree was a different shade but they’re all the same.


Juxtaposition project

The way to get here is exactly 4 minutes away from city tech , all you must do is exit through the tillary st exit and make a right walking down and then take a left crossing the street towards McLaughlin park , after you want to keep walking upwards to city tech’s midway building and look across the street and you’ve made it.

This juxtaposition here is by how the old church building is near the new modern building. The contrast is shown by how the church has an old and religious architecture by how the dome and cross is in top with an statue on the middle. Meanwhile the modernization building which might be for living or working offices has many large windows and is much more if a flat surface building with a stacking type of structure on top.


Juxtapostion Project



To get here from City tech, you’ll have to leave the school from the Johnson st exit, then across the street and you’ll find yourself on Adams st, and quickly back on Johnson st. You then walk down a block on Johnson st and make a left turn and find yourself towards the west of Cadman Plaza, so you across the street, make a right, and make your way onto Pierrepont st. From there you walk 4 blocks down, and that’s when you’ll reach 70 Pierrepont st, where i took this picture.


This picture is a great example of Juxaposition because it shows two diffrent buildings next to each other. On the left side, you see an old type of brick design, and by looking at the building, you can tell it’s been around for quite some time. And on the right side, you see a more modern look type of building, with a newer look to it.

Juxtaposition Project

So If you want to get here from city tech, you find your nearest 4 train, Bronx bound, uptown, and travel all the way to 161st Yankee Stadium. Its an hour ride so hang in there. Once you get to 161st, you leave the train station and you’ll be right near the stadium. Head towards the Tunnel right under grand concourse and it will lead you right at the corner of the Family court building which is the building at the right of the picture.

You could really tell the juxtaposition here. The left showcases an old, rusty, untouched part of the street which as you can tell has been there for years and became history. The brown, old building structure. This really contrasts from the building on the right which is much more modern and a completely different building structure and material/color.

Reminder: Homework posts due 10/22

Last week for homework you contemplated whether you wanted to research before your Project #3 walk or allow your exploration to be more spontaneous.

For Tuesday (10/22):

  • Choose the location of your overlap.
  • Pinpoint your location on a map (let’s try using this map)
  • In a post on our OpenLab Ways of Seeing site (Category=ENG1101 Project #3, Tag=discover, juxtposition, and anything else you want), include your photograph, and write your process for walking there so someone else can get there, too. This should be more detailed than Google Maps directions would be by including descriptions of landmarks to help someone travel the same path you did, noticing the same things you did. This is one example of what is called process writing.
  • Another important type of writing for students in your major is descriptive writing. Describe your location, including all sensory experiences you had at the location.
  • Identify the juxtaposition, and explain the elements of the overlap. Explain how your photograph frames the location. How does it capture your juxtaposition—or how can’t it capture it?
  • If you chose to do any research prior to your walk or following your walk, write about it here.