ENC 1101 Building for profit and public places. An academic ESSAY in MLA format, Compare and contrast, 900 words, using in text quote citation, independent page for cited works. Compare and contrast public places and profit places. 3 body paragraph, first could be explaining diferences, second paragraph similarities and the third as the solution. hi, we have been working on essays using the same topics, mine was: In the last decade American public places have shifted to building for profit. In consequence, publics spaces, art and innovation have been sacrificed from our streets. Instead, finances should be invested in public places that make society’s citizens’ more connected, proud and happy in the city that they live in. This essay is about compare and contrast.