Documentary Watch and Writing
Step 1: Watch the documentary Urbanized Step 2: Write a short response (~200-300 words, or 1 page double-spaced) based on the below prompt, that brings together and comments on the documentary as well as 1-2 assigned readings Prompt: When the California freeways were originally being constructed in the 1950s, on the whole they were viewed as an incredibly positive urban development. It was only in the coming decades that their environmental, racial, and monetary downsides truly came to light. What solutions to problems of urbanization do you see being posited in the documentary Urbanized for which possible downsides are not discussed? What do you think these downsides are, and why?