Another fun thing about spending the week in DC was checking out the projects Claire and I featured earlier this year in our spotlight on the District for Architect. Here's our latest collaboration:

Local Markets: Puerto Rico
by Margot Carmichael Lester & Claire Parker

Puerto Rico’s strategic position in the Caribbean Sea made it the target of many European nations beginning in the late 1500s, until the 1898 Treaty of Paris ended the Spanish-American War and made the island a U.S. territory. Over the years, Puerto Rico’s various occupiers blended with indigenous inhabitants to create a pastiche of continental and tropical cultures, as evidenced by the isle’s people and its architecture. Click here here to continue reading.