This is my last official blog post of my 13-week internship with the Olmsted Center for Landscape Preservation and Latino Heritage Internship Program. I have been an intern of the National Park Service, Olmsted Center for Landscape Preservation, Hispanic Access Foundation, and Latino Heritage Internship Program. Many different agencies and individuals have made this internship possible for me, and I … Read more
Welcome back for my 11th blog post of the summer! It has been another busy week at the OCLP, so I have a lot to catch you up on. As I mentioned last blog post, due to my LHIP Colorado conference and the NPS Centennial, there were several events that occurred last week that I did not get to … Read more
I’m back! I was in Colorado for a little bit with the Latino Heritage Internship Program (LHIP) Conference, and I’ve returned to the Boston office now due to a three-week extension I received through the awesome partnership of the Hispanic Access Foundation and Olmsted Center for Landscape Preservation. I will be here until September 9th, and I am … Read more
Welcome back for my ninth blog post of the Designing The Parks summer! This upcoming week I will be traveling to Colorado for the Hispanic Access Foundation (HAF) conference with all the other Latino Heritage Internship Program (LHIP) interns across the country, so I will be posting my tenth blog post a few weeks from now. Before I get into … Read more
These past couple of weeks have been pretty hectic here in Lowell. We’ve been busy and we’ve been having fun with two great events that have just recently occurred: our Latino Conservation Week event, Salsa and Sustainability, and the 30th Lowell Folk Festival! There’s a lot to catch up on!
The Lowell National Historical Park partnered with amazing local organization, … Read more
As promised in my last blog post, I am going to use this blog post to talk more extensively about our Latino Conservation Week experiences at Northeastern University. Latino Conservation Week was this past week, from July 16th-24th, and the goal of the entire week is for interns across the country is to promote civic engagement … Read more
Lowell is my hometown and my friends and most of my family live here; I very naturally call this place home. But, it was not like that for everyone, especially my family. I am a first generation American. My parents immigrated here from Medellin, Colombia. My mother, her parents, and younger brother arrived in Lowell, MA in 1979 … Read more
This week has been focused on writing and research for the Existing Conditions report. This report features information on a variety of characteristics written up by Ella, Jenna, Angelina, and myself based on our site visits to the eleven residential properties in Cape Cod during Week 2 of our time at the OCLP. I finished writing up all the Buildings … Read more
because theoretically it is not what anyone thinks of when they imagine a National Park. As a historical site, it is its’ industrialism and evolution of the city around it that … Read more
Welcome back for the sixth week of my Designing The Parks blog! There’s been lots going on at the OCLP, and I’m here to share my take on it with you all.
The Existing Conditions report is getting more complete with each passing day. This is a working Google Document that Ella, Jenna, Angelina, and I have been steadily filling … Read more