Interview 4 R-

Who Did You Interview?

  • Friend

Demographics That Might Provide Helpful Context for Their Responses

  • Younger (17)
  • Male
  • Fast Food Worker
  • High School Student (Senior)
  • Lives in Suburban Housing

Key Findings from the Interview

  • How do you use community spaces?
    • He uses them for exercise.
  • What community spaces do you use specifically?
    • He uses public skate parks.
  • What do you do there?
    • He socializes with his friends and practices his skateboarding.
  • Why do you use these community spaces versus other spaces with similar activities? (What do they do better?)
    • He uses some skate parks over others because he likes certain obstacles more and he prefers ones that have shaded areas.
  • What are the most attractive aspects of the spaces you like?
    • He prefers places that have shade and social activities occurring.
  • What are the least attractive aspects of these that you don't like?
    • He does not prefer places that have poor activities occurring, bad behavior, and drug use.
  • How often do you typically use these spaces and for how long?
    • He uses them a couple times a week for a couple hours each time.
  • If you could, what would you change about these spaces and why?
    • He would improve their cleanliness and upkeep the spaces (ie. fill cracks) to keep them nicer for people.