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Growth and Structure of Cities Program
Bryn Mawr College
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Student Research & Thesis Topics

Below is a list of Cities senior theses since the inception of the program. Please contact the Cities webmaster with any additions or corrections.

(Note: Most theses are available to Bryn Mawr and Haverford affiliated students and faculty for reading in Canaday Library. Please contact Lorett Treese, Archivist 610.526.5285 for information).

2013-2014 (28)

Isabella Bartenstein (BMC) “Shaping Narrative: Planning and Preservation at Universidad Nacional de Córdoba and University of Virginia”

Mariah Braxton (HC) “Interrogating Harbor Point: An Examination of Baltimore's Economic Development Policies”

Esther Chiang (BMC) “Travel through Space and Time: Transportation and Segregation in Cape Town”

Johannah Cordon Hill (BMC) “ To Build a Movement: An Exploration of Past Social Movements as Applied to Prison Abolition in the United States”

Matthew Da Silva (HC) “Endless City, Endless Congestion: The Interaction between Urban Form and Mobility in Beijing”

Maddy French (BMC) “The City that Feeds Us: The Impact of Municipal Policy on Access to Affordable, Healthy Food in Philadelphia

Janine Holloway (HC) “One More Promise: The Impact of Sustainable DC Plan on Health and Wellness of Anacostia, Washington, D.C.”

Tess Isaacson (BMC) “Protesting Planned Parenthood: How Confrontation Shaped the Built Environment of a Philadelphian Abortion Clinic”

Liz Kellam (BMC) “A Vocabulary of Space: the Spatial Geography of the University of Michigan's Central and North Campus”

Brenna Lash (BMC) “Morbid Afflictions: Disaster Preparedness and Response in Philadelphia, 1793-2013”

Lizzy Lee (BMC) “Negotiating Space and Identity: Philadelphia's Chinatown North/Callowhill”

Ryan Leitner  (BMC) “Right to Assemble?: Access to Public Space around G8 and G20 Summits in the United States”

Lee McClenon (BMC) “Demanding Birth: How Patient Provider Tensions Created the Medical Maternity Experience in Early 1900s America”

Jennifer Pagan (BMC) “A Critique on New Urbanism Principles in Shopping Centers and Nearby Neighborhoods in West Philadelphia”

Bridget Palombo (BMC) "Surviving Homelessness in the City of Brotherly Love: A Study of Compounding Barriers to Service Access"

Simone Partridge (HC) “Production of Knowledge, Consumption of Space”

Kadineyse Ramize Pena (BMC) “Boston Housing: The Fenway Neighborhood and the Demands of Higher Education”

Tess Pula (BMC)  “A Tale of Two Rivers: Private Interventions on Philadelphia’s Riverfronts”

Julia Reeves (HC)GIS and Urban Landscapes: Tree Canopy Extension and Preservation in Dallas, TX”

Max Reinhardt (HC) “Precarious Neighbors: Interclass Spaces and Interactions in Contemporary Buenos Aires”

Amy Robles (HC) “Le Corbusier's Modern Landscapes: Reconciling Site-Specific and Universal Trends in Plans for Buenos Aires and Algiers (1929-1942)”

Maya Sachdeva  (BMC) “Lost In Transit: Women, Public Transportation and Employment in West Philadelphia”

Samantha Shain (HC) “Inside/Out: Food Cooperatives, their Neighborhoods, and the Question of Gentrification”

Grace Song (BMC) “Bicycle Wars: Conflicts Over CitiBike Bicycle Share Program in New York City”

Alice Thatcher (HC)Carbon, Climate and Capitalism: Two Applications of the Transition Model”

Linh Tong (BMC) "Conflict and Negotiation of Representation and Lived Space in Hanoi, Vietnam: An Every Day Chronotype"

Nina Voith (HC) "Design Proposal: The Navy Yard Terminal for the Extension of the Broad Street Subway Line"

Benjamin Wohl (HC) “A Tale of Two Edge(less) Cities: Morristown, Princeton, and the Dynamics of Wealth, Sprawl and Centralization in Suburban New Jersey”

Mengjie Zhan (BMC) “The Best and the Worst of Times: Challenges and Opportunities in the Stalled Historic District Designation of Overbrook Farms in Philadelphia”

2012-2013 (26)

Lorenzo Alvarez (HC) "N.W.A. Gangster Rap: Representation and Spacial Identity with the Los Angeles Urban Context"

Cameron Baker (HC) "The Short North: Revitalizing and Redefining a Community Through Third Spaces"

Lina Blount (BMC) "The Port of Seattle in Popular Imagination: Advertising and Newspapers as Growth and Decline Engines"

Emily Chang (BMC) "Reimagining New York: Post-Crisis Restructuring and Public Parks"

Victoria Chen (BMC) "Exploring China's Architectural Market: State-Owned Design Firms and Shanghai Institute of Architectural Design and Research"

Meredith Davis (BMC) "Natatorium in North Philadelphia: A Design Proposal"

Paige Dennis (BMC) "Homefront: the 1960's Camden Housing Crisis"

Kelly Duggan (BMC) "The Yonkers Problem"

Julia Regan Fanelli (BMC) "You've Got A WAR in Pennsylvania: Race, Class, and Crack Cocaine in Philadelphia"

Lena Ferguson (BMC) "You Can't Get There From Here: Knee-jerk Parking Policies as Roadblocks to Sustainable Transit Planning in Chicago's Loop"

Maia Freudenberger (HC) "Truck Drivers and Fisherfolk in Sub-Saharan Africa: Understanding and Comparing Their Vulnerability to HIV/AIDS"

Arielle Harris (HC) "Federal Tax Incentives: Preserving Neighborhood Image and Identity, and Building Public Spaces in Philadelphia"

Christina Hurley (HC) "Green Rush: A Study of Sustainable Residence and Dining Halls on College Campuses and Lessons to Inform a Design for Haverford College"

Kay Huyser (BMC) "Turning a New Leaf: The Redevelopment of Chicago's West-Side and York, Alabama Using the Assets of the Community"

Kendra Kelly (BMC) "Policing Piety: The Architecture and Design of Nineteenth Century Methodist Meeting Camps in America"

Whitney Miller (BMC) "Other Suburbias: George Lopez's and Bernie Mac's Depictions of Minority Experience in American Suburbs"

Duong Nguyen (BMC) "Remembering the Barracks: Memory, History, and Lieu de Mémoire in Petit Vietnam, Sainte-Livrade-sur-Lot, France"

Andrea Parra (BMC) "Urban Agriculture in New York City: The Commercialization of Community Gardens"

Ning Pei (BMC) "Learning from the Hutong: China's Urbanization and Its Impact on the Traditional Urban Landscape"

Erika Pinto (BMC) "Place-Making in Los Angeles and Philadelphia: Case Studies on Contemporary Mexican/American Urban Space"

Hannah Rosebrock (BMC) "Rurbanites: Urban Agriculture as a Means of Placemaking and Community Building in Shrinking Midwestern Cities"

Emily Scioscia (BMC) "The Public/Private Distinction and Minority Audience Outreach at the Philadelphia Museum of Art"

Jacinda Tran (BMC) "Beds after Bedlam: Imagining the Nation Through Hotel Development in Siem Reap After the Khmer Rouge Regime"

Stephanie Tran (BMC) "Building Community: Translating Hygge Revitalization Malden Square Through an Arts and Culture Center"

Raquel Treichel (BMC) "Redesigning Las Vegas: A Proposal for a Sustainable, Prefab, and New Urbanist Community"

Taytiana Welch (BMC) "Architectural Change: Evolution of Spacial Signifigance in Historically Black Colleges and Universities"

2011-2012 (28)

Bridget Ackeifi (BMC) "Development of National Architectural Identities in Ghana, Indonesia, and Brazil”

Addie Ansell (BMC) "The Role of Property Stakes: Urban Garden Development and Security in Philadelphia"

Lydia Bello (BMC) "The Return of the Tracks: Changing Reactions Towards the Streetcar as a Transportation Mode and Image in Portland, Oregon"

Willa Caughey (HC) "Connecting the Manhattan bike path"

Dali Ferreira (HC) "Representations of Ghanaian Subjectivities in Ghanaian Popular Music Videos"

Roisin Foley (BMC) "Crime culture and cinematic representation in contemporary Boston"

Travis Gettinger (BMC) "Home Values: American Affordable Housing and the Detached Single-Family Home"

Steven Griffith (HC) "Projected Stability: The Sociopolitical Impetus and Semiology of the Roman Triumphal Arch and its American Transformation"

Saloni Khemka (BMC) "Bringing Caste into the Classroom- An examination of the Indian Affirmative Action in Higher Education"

Stephanie Kim (BMC) "Environmental Restoration or Degradation? The Cheonggyecheon Stream of Seoul, South Korea"

Dylan Lazovik (HC) "Complementing Contrasts: Tradition and Modernity at Yale"

Wanda Lee (BMC) "Mitsubishi and the Making of Modern Japanese Cities"

Samantha McCarthy (BMC) "Shifting Identity: Hong Kong's Identity Relations with China through Media and Higher Education"

Cristina Muñoz (BMC) "Development of Environmental Justice Theory: Moving through Los Angeles County"

Siobhan Nelson (BMC) "Three Identities in One Bay: Competition and Collaboration in the Tokyo, Chiba, and Yokohama Waterfronts"

Caitlin Oriel (BMC) "Metabolic Pathways: The Metabolist Movement and its Transmission from Japan to the World Beyond"

David Restrepo (HC) "Mega-Casinos: Worth the Gamble?"

Priya Saxena (BMC) "Lessons from the Comprehensive Plan: What messages Columbia Heights has taken from Greenbelt, Maryland and Celebration, Florida"

Dan Scanlon (HC) "Exploring  NGO's and GONGO's different approaches in China"

Molly Seavy-Nesper (BMC) "Urban Nature in the Model City: Redefining Nature in Cemeteries and World’s Fairs in Paris and Chicago"

Blair Smith (BMC) "Socialist Heritage and the Creation of a New Identity for Warsaw and Tallinn"

Cindy Spalding (BMC) "Upper Darby Township: a Model of Progressive Era New City Planning Through Comprehensive Neighborhood Design"

Katie Sun (BMC) "Making our Campus Walkable: Case Study of Bryn Mawr College and Temple University"

Elena Swartz, (BMC) "Leaving No Stone Unturned: Examining the Role of Heritage Sites in Post-apartheid South Africa and Their Possibilities for Facilitating Socioeconomic Development and Reconciliation"

Andrew Thompson (HC) "Programming Politics: Participation in and the Building of Open Government through Software"

Alana Vega (BMC) "Portraying a Golden Age: Media, Myth, and the History of Asbury Park, NJ"

Sana Venjara (BMC) "Women’s manipulation of fashion and identity in Muslim Cairo"

Isabella Warren-Mohr (BMC) "Reimagining Old Engine Company 11: An Adaptive Reuse Design Proposal"

2010-2011 (28)

 Francesca Fernandez  (BMC)  “Writing Public Space: Graffiti in New York”

 Isa He (BMC) “Envisioning the Global Metropolis: Shanghai Between Old and New”

Marisa Helgeson  (BMC)  “Music Venues and Licensed Establishments in the Community Context”

Chen Jin (BMC) “Housing Markets and Social Change in Contemporary China”

Molly Johnson-Heck (HC) ” From Cooperation to Competition: The Evolution of Contemporary American Food Cooperatives”

Alex Kaplan (BMC)  “Conventional versus Creative: Limitations and Opportunities in
the Postindustrial Development of Cambridge and Somerville, Massachusetts”

Sharon Kaziunas (BMC)  “Rethinking the Public Sphere: Cellphones, Youth and Modernities in Java”

Daniel Kent (HC) “Bridging the Internet Divide: Toward Digital Inclusion and Digital Literacy”

Darcy Kottler (BMC) "Linking Historic Legacy to Urban Future: An Exploration of Livability Through Transportation Development"

Kat Lawrence (BMC)” Subterranean Landscapes: An examination of transit maps as a tool for interpreting the city”

Elly Leman (BMC) “Government involvement in the Public Arts: How City Funding has Changed the Face of Mural Arts Programs in Chicago and Philadelphia”

Cynthia Lin  (BMC) “The Rhetoric of Transit and Neighborhood Change:
An Analysis of the Red Line Extension and the Development of Porter and Davis Squares”

Caroline Malapero (HC) “When the Army Goes Rolling Along: Learning About Military Base Redevelopment After Closure”

Hilary Malson (HC) “Union Brand:” Food Systems and the Creation of American National Identity”

Felicia Meekins (BMC)  “Financial Literacy for Whom? Financial Knowledge for the Economically Disadvantaged”

Sumedha Niranhan (BMC) “The Art of Successful Brand Imaging”

Olalaken Oladeji   (HC) “Philosophy and Design in Two New York Secondary Educational Institutions”

Hannah Payne (BMC) “Brewing in Place: Philadelphia and the Saga of American Beer”

Raquel Richter  (BMC)  “Designing an Atlantic City Boardwalk Holocaust Memorial”

Ciara Ristig (BMC) “Adapting the Arts & Crafts Style:  A Study of Three Housing Developments in and around Philadelphia”

Ariel Rosenstock   (BMC) “Urban Zoological Parks as Middle Ground: Constructing Nature in an Unnatural Landscape” 

Lauren Russell  (BMC)  “Measuring Citizenship: Analyzing the Census”

Margo Schall (BMC) ” Why Food? / What is Good Food?”

Caitlin Schickel (BMC) “What the Communists Left Standing: Housing, Markets and Social Change in the Czech Republic”

Jessica Shu (BMC) “Taiwanese in the Americas: A Distinctive Chinese Migration in its Global Context”

Sarah Watson (BMC) "Val d'Europe: Public/Private collaboration in French New Town Planning and Development"

Katie Wettick (BMC)  “ The Growing Trend of Urban Living: A Market for Lofts in Pittsburgh's Strip District”

Jaselle Yrizarry-Pabon (BMC) “ Retaining College Students in Philadelphia: Understanding Talents, Jobs and Opportunities”


2009-2010 (31)

Kate Allen: "Signs on the Street: Graffiti and Visual Culture of Lancaster Avenue"

Lauren Black: "Constructing Identities: The Architectural Branding of the American College Campus"

Anna Bralow: " Sarah Tyson Rorer: Cultural and Culinary Icon for the New Century"

Tess Clancy: " Distilling a Reverence for Wood in Contemporary Architecture through Reference and Comparison to Frank Lloyd Wright and Alvar Aalto"

Rachel Corey: "The Creation of A Transit Deficient Corridor in Dudley Square, Boston, Massachusetts Through Deceptive Community Participation Techniques"

Auguste Dutcher: "Second Nature for City People: An Environmental History of Awbury in Its Public Era"

Alyssa Fischer: "Subletting Sustainability: Creating Sustainable Apartment-Style Living for Bryn Mawr College"

Sarah Gale: "Gender, Power, and Visibility in French Cuisine"

Nicole Gervasio: "Where Did All These Lesbians Come From? Re-Envisioning Lesbian Community & Visibility in Philadelphia"

Ellen Ginda: "City Greening Plans: Reflections of Transportation History"

Ricardo Gonzalez: "Out of Context, Out of Time: Theming and Replication in International Expositions, Theme Parks, and Historical Preservation"

Tina Hu: "Aesthetics and Lifestyle Choices in Urban Design Paradigms: A Comparative Study of Cittaslow and New Urbanism"

Walter Joseph: "A New Kind of Park: Explorations of High Line Park as a Model For Future Park Construction"

Gabrielle Landau: "Children's Nature: Representations of Nature in Urban Playgrounds"

Maggie Larson: "Charing Neighborhoods, Changing Schools: a Comparative Study of the Interplay between Gentrification and Public Education in West Philadelphia and North Portland"

Soo Lee: "The Moral Model Minority: the Construction of American Identity within the Korean-American Church"

Maggie Lloyd: "The Eco-City and Affordable Housing"

Leslie Maienschein-Cline: "Modern Architecture: Bond and Beyond"

Meghan McAllister: "Seeking Solutions for the Divided City: Designing Shared Spaces to Activate Connections Between Working Class Communities in Post-Conflict Belfast"

Moira Nadal: "Crafting a New National Identity: Modern Architecture in the Domincan Republic from 1930 to 1961"

Akua Nyame-Mensah: "From Ga Center to Post-Colonial Challenges: History of Planning & Development of Selected Districts in Accra"

Becca Rossi: "Mass Transit and its Effect on Patterns of Gentrification in Jersey City, New Jersey"

Leigh Selesner: "From Centennial Exhibition to Centennial District: The Changing Fate of Philadelphia's Parkside Neighborhood"

Katie Shetterly: "The Continued Segregation and Injustice in North and West Philadelphia"

Alisa Snyder: "All Railroads Lead to Chicago: Exploring Chicago's Economy During the Rise of the Railroad"

Nikki Toten: "The Health of a System: Comparing Canadian and Australian Health Care Systems"

Ananda Triulzi: "Refugee Encampment: Planning for Today and Tomorrow"

Di Wang: "Racial Categorization in a Fast-Developing China: A Reflection on African and Uighur Presence in Mainland China"

Cea Weaver: "High and Dense or Low and Sprawling: Experiments with Mass Housing in the United States and Germany"

Patricia Wilkins: "Black Americans Define Themselves through Film - A Comparison: Oscar Micheaux and Tyler Perry"

Dongli Zhang: "Urbanization and Energy Planning in Chinese Small and Medium-Sized Cities"


2008-2009 (28)

Neha Agarwal:  “New Urbanism—A look at Downtown Kendall, Florida and Celebration, Florida”

Sarah Ahmad: “Insuring Basic Health for the Urban Poor: Navigating Alternatives in Service Delivery for Lahore”

Melissa Andrews (HAV): “Boston’s Relationship with Its Waterfront after World War II: An Analysis through the Eyes of the City’s Planners, Developers, and Politicians”

Marianna Bogucki: "Transient Irish - The Effect of Polish and Nigerian Immigration on Dublin's Identity"

Ari Briski: “Environmentalism in Los Angeles: the Convergence of Equity, Urban on Dublin’s Cultural Identity”

Vicky Bryant: "Architectural Biennales and their Meanings"

Jeff Bumgardner (HAV):  “Sustainable Identity: Examining ‘Green’ Resort Development”

Jackie Castellanos: “Monterey Park: Demythologizing the First Asian Majority Suburb/Transformation of an Ethnic Economy”

Duncan Cooper (HAV):  “Building Baltimore: City Image in the Inner Harbor and the Wire”

Anna Ellis:  “Urban Renewal Revisited: Changing Visions for Redevelopment in Philadelphia”

Britt Fremstad: “Privatizing Camden’s Water:How Neglect of the Public Sector Made Privatization “Necessary””

Katherine Fung:  “Remaking the Ethnic Enclave: the Survival of Manhattan’s Chinatown and the Changing Right to the City”

Michael Hildner (HAV):  “Port Richmond, Philadelphia, PA: Understanding the Working Class Waterfront”

Sarita Kapadia (HAV):  “Olympics and Housing: A Look into the Treatment of Underserved Populations Before and After the Games”

Josephine Karianjahi:  “Urban School Districts and Childhood Obesity in High Schools”

Lindsay Kieffaber: “Connecting Campus: Reimagining an Athletic and Wellness Center at Bryn Mawr College”

Georgia Lawrence:  “Beyond Bricks and Mortar: How Community Development Corporations Foster the Revitalization of Livable Neighborhoods”

Zoe  Lloyd (HAV):  “A Historical Ecology of Large Dams on the Zambezi River: A Comparative Analysis of the Kariba Dam, Cahora Bassa Dam, and the Mphanda Nkuwa Dam in terns of Sustainability”

Watson Millison (HAV):  “Evaluating Green Architecture: the new Haverford Gymnasium”

Annie Morse: “National Environmental Organizations’  Approaching the Next Environmentalism: The Audubon Society and Sierra Club in the 21st Century”

Elise Nelson: “Transforming Urban Communities and the Evolving Role of Universities in Urban Communities: A Case Study of the Ohio State University and Weinland Park”

Waldean Nelson (HAV):  “Opera Houses: Symbols of Change”

Priya Pappu: “Clothing the City: PRADA + Its Star Architects”       
      
Elizabeth Pounds : “Museums as Ambassadors:Architecture and Cultural Heritage on the National Mall”

Melanie Preston (HAV): “ Monumental Mixed-Use Developments in U.S. Urban Centers: Examining Shared Consumer and Corporate Spaces”

Alison Reingold: “Anarchist Utopias and the Binding Role of Religions”

Jessica Schwartz : “A Place to Call Home: Visionary Downtown Projects in Las Vegas and Atlantic City”

Thomas Sommerville (HAV): “ Places in Time:  The Cultural and Social Evolution of  20th Century Harlem”

2007-2008 (22)

Eunice Ahn: “Dealing With Our Sh!t: Identifying the Winners and Losers of Waste Management through a Case Study of Chester, Pennsylvania”

Aquila Alexander: “ No Queer Left Behind: Gay Politics in Philadelphia Urban Space”

Katia Alexander (HAV): “Of Poets, Paupers, and Planes: Tuberculosis and the City”

Katie Baldwin: “Models for Social Change: Contemporary Urban Faith-Based Communities and Learning from the Historic Settlement House Movement”

Nadia Barclay: “Cafe Culture in Beirut: A Center of Civil Society (16th Century-Present)”

Eric Carlson (HAV): “Preservation for Revitalization: The Costs and Benefits of Preservation for Economic Revitalization in Charleston, Philadelphia, and Denver”

Jen Cuesta: “Rosie the Riveter Meets June Cleaver: An Analysis of Post-WWII American Suburbanization, its Construction of Gender Ideology, and its Lingering Affects on Contemporary American Society”

Leah Fiasca (HAV): “Dubrovnik: Restoring a UNESCO World Heritage Site”

Megan Grehl: “Itsuko Hasegwa and Kazuyo Sejima: A Case Study of How Two Japanese Women Architects Tackle Issues of Contemporary Society”

Matthew Handel (HAV): “Waterfront Highway Obstacles in Philadelphia and New York: A Comparison of Influences, City Planners and the Ultimate Results”

Luke Henderson (HAV): “Neighborhood Revitalization in Hawthorne, Philadelphia: Concepts of Community in the HOPE VI Redevelopment of Housing (1997-present)”

Susannah Henschel (HAV): “Expressions of Power through Architecture: A Case Study of Mussolini’s Rome and FDR’s Washington DC”

Rob Korobkim (HAV): “The Dynamics of Neighborhood Change in Brewerytown, Philadelphia”

Dana Litowitz (HAV) “The Character of An Art Collection: Isabella Stewart Gardner, Henry Clay Frick, Albert C. Barnes, David Lloyd Kreeger, and the Donor Memorial in the U.S.”

John Magovern (HAV): “An Examination of Market Solutions to Global Environmental Problems: Carbon and Water”

Cate Megley: “Constructing a New Objectivity for the Future of Coney Island”

Amina Omar:  “Hungry in Philadelphia: The Structure and Limitations of Private Food Assistance”

Charlie Rubin (HAV):  “Public Housing in Chicago, USA;A Focus on Proms and Solutions in Design, Pattern and Practice”

Elisa Sepulveda:  “Lima, Peru: Representation of a City and Culture”

Aley Thompson: “Exclusion, Displacement & Relocation: An Analysis of Public Housing and its Relation to the Revitalization of Newark, New Jersey”

Rachel Zack: “Lessons from Religious Institutions: Planning for the Many “Communities” of West Philadelphia”

Ben Zuckerman (HAV): “Cohousing in Denmark and the United States: An Analysis of Two US Developments and How They Relate to the Danish Housing Model”

2006-2007 (21)

Maude Baggetto: "Millennium Park. The Processes that Get Big City Projects Done"

Nate Broughton (HAV): "Going Green By The Green Mountains: A New Environmental Sciences Building for the University of Vermont"

Kim Cadena: "The perfect imagined community: marketing new urbanism"

Elizabeth Daligga: "HOPE for an inclusive city: affordable housing policy in Philadelphia"

Brian Doherty (HAV): "Student Space at Haverford College: An Architectural Proposal"

Carolina Esquivel: "From Organic Architecture to Sustainable Design: The Changing Nature of the Building"

Michael Grant (HAV): "Who Owns History? The Construction, Deconstruction, and Purpose of the Main Line Myth"

Parker Hoar (HAV): "Heltershelter: The Architecture of Disaster Relief Housing in Post Hurricane Katrina New Orleans"

Alexis Leventhal (HAV): "Landover Regional Shopping Center: The Perceptions and Realities that Caused a Mall to Fall"

Sarah Lynch: ""Is Paris Burning?": The French Banlieue in Crisis"

Sarah Martin: "'And we're waiting here in Allentown': the process of downtown revitalization in post-industrial Allentown, PA"

Jess Pastore: "Painting walls and pulling weeds: approaches to community improvement in Philadelphia"

Vanessa Poggioli: "Portland Improvement: Robert Moses' Response to Postwar Urban Planning in One American City"

Calisse Pollina: "Tourism and the city: the tourist experience in Boston and Philadelphia"

Laura Proctor: "Downingtown, PA: the attempt of a small town to succeed in the 21st Century"

Lin Qian: "Far and Away, yet How Much That Mattered: Nanterre before May 68"
Read, Anna: "Postwar Urbanism and Visionary Planning in Great Britain"

Abby Scattergood (HAV): "Historic preservation in Germantown: a vehicle for community and economic development"

Hannah Shulman (HAV): "People, Places and Spaces: Embracing Environmental Literacy in Philadelphia"

Sarah Spiegel: "Public Library Origins and Development: An Assessment of Popular Theory and Middle Class Influences, Considering the Fayetteville Arkansas Public Library as an Example"

Jennifer Wagner: "Architectural Professionalism and the Dissemination of Architectural Style: Building Contracts in Hunterdon County, New Jersey During the Mid to Late Nineteenth-Century"

Jimi Yu: "The Korean creation of 'ethnic enclave' in the cities of Philadelphia and Los Angeles"

2005-2006 (11)


Pankhuri Agrawal: "Zoning Out of the 'Main Site' at Penn's Landing: Urban Redevelopment between the Delaware River and Center City, Philadelphia"

Rheanna Bensel: "Conflicted Living: Consumption Habits and Environmental Ideals among the Chilean Middle Classes"

Jeremy Berke: "What is really so wrong with aspiring to own a camera and wear fashionable clothes?: Tourism as a Motor for Economic Development in Guatemala"

Anna Blinn: "Four Sides to Everything: Defining the Vernacular House in Harlan County, Kentucky"

Erin George: "The Community Health Worker's Model: A Response to the Urban Health Penalty through Community Health Workers"

Melissa Hope: "The Bala Cynwyd Story: Development of a Suburban Landscape" 

Ben Koski (HAV): "Holding Steady: Survival, Migration and Future Prospects in the Printing and Food Manufacturing Industries in Philadelphia County, PA"

Denette Anggraini Lienau:  "Preserving Identity: The Indonesian Chinese in Crisis"

Claire Mahler: "Palliation and Architecture: The Impact of Design on Inpatient Hospice Care"

Athena Tan:  "Cinematic Citizenship: Consuming Tagalog Film in Manila"

Jordan Teel: "Moravian Academy Middle School: A Green Interpretation of the Past"

2004-2005 (18)


Jai Agrawal: "A New Home for the Village of Arts and Humanities. Village problems. Design Solutions"

Andrea Betancourt: "The Rehabilitation of the Historical Center in Quito: Reconfiguring the Public and Public Space"

Courtney Black: "Athens to Athens: An Ancient Search for a Modern Identity"

Kathryn Butler: "Suburban Meanings: Some Social and Cultural Implications of Collective Landscapes"

Nupur Chaudhury: "What is To Be Done?: An Analysis of Development Plans for Kolkata, India"

Peilin Chen:"Department Stores and Malls: Changing Consumption Patterns"

Robert  Douglass (HAV): "Chestnut Hill Quaker Meeting: Expanding the Meetinghouse Paradigm"

Misa Fujimura-Fanselow: "Homelessness in Tokyo: Competing Interpretations"

Claudine Johnson: "South Street Philadelphia : The Impact of Changing Populations on an Urban Commercial Artery"

Meredith Kendrick: "From a Barrier to a Bridge: Making the Vine Street Viaduct Viable"

Chris Kingsley: "Wireless Philadelphia"

Amanda Lewkowicz: "Beth Sholom and Adath Jeshurun: Illustrations of American Jewish Identity in Architecture"

Monica Locsin: "Housing Policy in Manila"

Eileen Marceau: "Bombings and Blocakades: The Impact of the Maoist Insurgency on the Relationship between Kathmandu and its Hinterland"

Liz Marcus: "Atlanta and Buenos Aires: Evaluating the Process of Water Privatization"

Leah Min: "Promoting Cycling as Transportation in Germany : Getting Germans to Ride"

Jennifer Roberts: "Progress at a Profit? An Analysis of Edison Schools, Inc. in Philadelphia"

Sara Ross: "Re-designing Bryn Mawr: Creating an Alternative Center"

2003-2004 (25)


Chelsea Arkin: "Grassroots Movements in Philadelphia"

Oliver Baker (HAV): "Reinventing the Los Angeles River: Its Historical Importance and Future Significance"

Mary Katherine Baumann: "East Palo Alto: The Viability of a Minority-Dominated City in Silicon Valley"

Imogene Berry: "Whose Space Is it? The Transformation of Public Spaces in the Capital Cities of Washington, D.C. and London into National Public Space through Large National Protests"

Ted Burgwyn (HAV): "Providing Security in the City of Brotherly Love: an Analysis of the Restructuring of Policing in Philadelphia and its Consequences"

Melissa Cook: "Small Cities and the Construction of Metropolitan Los Angeles"

Alexander Craig (HAV): "Hispanics in the Chicago Economy: An Analysis of the Earnings Determination of Chicano and Puerto Rican Males"

Jessica Elton (HAV): "Contending with Privileged Influx: Lessons from Boston's Mission Hill"

Lila Garrott: "Papal (E)states: An Examination of the Attitude of the Renaissance Papacy toward Rome and the Vatican as Expressed through Building Projects"

Emily Melia Grigg-Saito: "Corporate Redevelopment and Ideas of Monumentality: The Shiodome Site, Roppongi Hills, and their place in Tokyo's Polycentralization Policies"

Shah Aashna Hossain: "Representations of London in Ethnic Film"

Karen Jenks: "Musicality and Mutability: An Examination of Relationships between Complementary Concert Halls"

Emily Kahoe: "A Gallon of Milk Weighs Eight Pounds: Toward Greater Community Food Security Though Removing Geographic Barriers to Food Access"

Caleb Linville (HAV): "A New Philadelphia Rowhouse Development: Phresh Additions to an Old Tradition"

Mara Marino: "Multi-Purpose to Sports-Specific: Urban Change, Sports Culture, and Stadium Trends in Philadelphia"

Thatcher  Mines (HAV): "The Military and Americorps: Race, Recruiting and the Realities of National Service"

Emily Moos: "From Glen to Glass: An Exploration of Urban Renewal Planning in Downtown Hartford and its Regional Repercussions"

Laura Smoot: "Whose Streets? Explaining 40 Years of Redevelopment and Gentrification in University City, Philadelphia"

Sonam Tamang: "Philadelphia on Film: Mainstream and Mainstream Representations of Gender, Race and Class"

Junette Teng: "'Star-chitects': The commodification of Frank Gehry and Rem Koolhaas"

Jennifer Ward (HAV): "Selling the City: Preserving and Producing Memory"

Bethanne Wilson: "It Was All Greek To Them: Nicholas Biddle, Benjamin Henry Latrobe and the Greek Revival in Philadelphia"

Linda Wisniewski: "Housing in Philadelphia, 1890-1920: Apartment Houses for a 'City of Homes'"

Sylvia Yoo (HAV): "Behind the Scenes: A Look into the Decentralization Process of the City of Los Angeles and the Future of Downtown"

Nicole Zachary : "Marketing Heritage: Sustaining Images of Community in Vermont"

2002-2003 (20)

Amanda S. Chudnow: "Sapphic Sisters in the City of Brotherly Love: The Interactions of Space, Community and Lesbian Sexuality"

Emily Corbett (HAV): "What It Means to Be Green: Examing Eco-Fad Labels for Lasting Meaning and Solutions in Ecological Design"

Dorcas Davis: "Endangered Islands: The Vulnerable Existence of Gullah Culture within Contemporary American Life"

Michele Doughty: "Sex in the City: Female Prostitution, Criminalization and Legalization in the United States and the Netherlands"

T. Caroline  Drucker: "Neue Kunst Information Mitte – Designing a Resource Center for Berlin’s Contemporary Arts Community"

Michael Freedman (HAV): "From House Form to Urban Form"

Dawni Freeman: "A Woman’s Place is in the Home: Reconstructing Domestic Space in Two Feminist Housing Designs"

Javier Garcia (HAV): "The Grays Ferry Community Center: A Design Thesis"

Lara-Louise Gilman: "Refugees and National Identities Along the Mauretania/Senegal and Mexico/U.S Borders"

Alla Grinblat (HAV): "From Hospitals to Health Systems: Implications for Philadelphia Healthcare"

Alice Gugelman: "Affordable Housing and Urban Sprawl in Chapel Hill, North Carolina"

Allison  Hayes-Conroy: "Harvesting Harmony: A Search for Environmental Meaning in the Seasonal Celebrations of Southern New Jersey"

Jessica Hayes-Conroy: "From Eggs to Ethics: An Analysis of the Role of Farm Markets Within a Changing South Jersey Landscape"

Miriam Jankiewicz: "Displays of Nature: Natural History Museums and Green Architecture"

Keith Kaczorowski (HAV): "Imagination"

Janet J. Lee: "Meaningful Space: The Transformation of Space and Community in Barcelona"

Anne J. Martin: "Experiencing the Urban Coffee Shop: The Social Space within Philadelphia’s Coffee Shops"

Trecia Pottinger: "Commodification and Difference: Kreuzberg (Berlin) and the Meanings of Modern Germany"

Benjamin Toth (HAV): "Dream Space: A Study of Architecture and the City in Fellini"

Shannon Tyman: "Ideologies Enlivened: Examining Social Ecology within the World of Second-Hand Clothing"

2001-2002 (24)

Nathalie Aguinaldo: "Architectural And Educational Ideals Versus Reality In The Contemporary Secondary School: A Study Of The Evolution Of Radnor High School (1958-2001)"

Caroline Barth: "Increasing The Impact Of Foundations On Community Development In Philadelphia"

Audra Benjamin: "Acts Of Memory:The Vietnam War Memorial And The World War II Monument In Washington DC"

Anna Bower: "Beyond The Wall: Art And Social Change In Northern Ireland"

Brooke Conley: "Claiming Place: Squatter Movements In Berlin And Philadelphia"

Aliya Curmally: "Gotham Cities: Comic Book Notions Of The Modern City"

Celestina De La Garza: "Forget The Alamo!: The Mexican Presence In Contemporary San Antonio, Texas"

Emilie Delcourt (HAV): "It Takes A Village... The Village Of Arts And Humanities And Its Roles In North Philadelphia Urban Development"

Margaret Grady-Troia: "Appropriated Dialogues: Exploring Venturi Scott Brown & Archigram"

Elena Guarinello (HAV): "The Promise Of The Games? Imagination And The Washington, D.C. 2012 Olympic Bid"

Ashley Hedrick (HAV): "The Myth Of New Urbanism: Critiquing Development Choices In Hercules, California."

Christine Jung: "The World Bank Development Framework And Urban Policy In Brazil"

Laura Kim: "Visualizing Center City: Explorations In The Image Of Philadelphia"

Kim Ota: "The Portland Region As A Planning Model"

Daria Ovide (HAV): "Creating A Restaurant Experience In The White Dog Café And Pod (Philadelphia)"

Melinda Phelps: "'If You Like What You See, Turn Off Your TV And Do It!': PBS And The Development Of A Public Child"

Prianjali Mascarenhas: "Rising To The Challenge: Philadelphia's Neighborhood
Transformation Initiative And The Vacant Land Issue"

Alexa Ratzlaff: "Designing A Visitors' Center For Shofuso (The Japan House) In Fairmount Park"

Sophie Sikowitz (HAV): "Rethinking The Racial Transition Of The Cedarbrook Neighborhood Of Philadelphia, 1940-2001"

Matthew Spigelman (HAV): "Learning From The Renaissance To Better Investigate The Present: Domed Building Design Within The Western Architectural Tradition Since The Renaissance."

Kurt Spring (HAV): "Defying The Odds: An Economic And Cultural Exploration Of American Indian Society And The Role Of Reservation Gaming"

Maria Taylor: "City Image As Social Identity In St. Petersburg And Budapest"

Susanna Thomas: "Prayer, Monkey-Wrenching And Tactical Frivolity:The Changing Praxis Of Nonviolence"

Melody Tulier: "The Relationship Between Shantytown Dwellers And Urban Regimes: A Case Study Of Buenos Aires, Argentina And Lima, Peru"

2000-2001 (19)

Anderson, Rachel: "Whose Backyard is it, anyway? Nimby Opposition to Social Services in Seattle."

Baim-Lance, Abigail (HAV): "(Un)Weaving Devon: Understanding the Stories of a Chicago Neighborhood"

Bodian, Dena: "Place I Call Home: Community Development Models in West Philadelphia"

Bronzan, Ashley Elizabeth Tidwell (BMC) "Lightmarks: How Lighting Shapes Social Space in Philadelphia"

Conner, Kate: "Finding the Entrance: Form vs. Function in the Modern American Library"

Davis, Heather: "Preservation and Change in Urban Jewish Communities: The Cases of Duluth, Minnesota and South Philadelphia, Pennsylvania"

Fliflet, Naomi: "Palm Beach and the Circulation of American Elites"

Gittlen, Lisa (HAV): "‘Charm City’: Tortured Visions of Baltimore through Television and Film"

Goetz, Emily: "Elite Manipulation of Monumentality and Imagery in Cleveland: A Historical Exploration"

Goldberg, Eric (HAV): "Speed Kills: How a Poorly and Planned Expressway Damaged Philadelphia"

Hyams, Deborah: "Planning Dividion in a ‘United’ City: Israeli Planning in Jerusalem since 1967"

Jubert, Danielle (HAV): "Youth as Resources: Examining Programs for Latino Youth in North Philadelphia"

Klinger, Elissa: "Harlem: Myths of the City and Urban Health Care Delivery"
McCool, Joseph (HAV): "The Stadium and Urban Planning: A Comparision over Time"

Morton, Craig (HAV): "Designing a Center for the Cities Program"

Samarasingha, Tanya: "Adaptive Reuse in Historic Colombo, Sri Lanka"

Tseng, Marla: "Latino Media and Latino Community in Philadelphia"
Underwood, Elissa: "Fantasy Planning: What an Investment in Spectacles Means for Cities"

Weidner, Sarah (HAV): "Constructing National Identity with Architecture: A Comparison of the Work of Luis Barragán in Mexico and Antonio Gaudí in Catalonia

1999-2000 (19)

Arati Clarry: "Paradise Lost and Found: Examining the Impact of Corporate Tourism on Hawai'ian Culture"

Christina PioCosta-Lahue (HAV): "New Immigrants, New Gentrification: Exploring New Definitions of Gentrification through the Korean American Community of Fort Lee New Jersey"

Tim Cunningham (HAV): "Neighborhood Revitalization in Philadelphia: An Examination of Two West Philadelphia Initiatives"

Jennifer Hagan: "Reassessing Philadelphia’s Empowerment Zone Plan for Development"

Caroline Horstmann: "Planned and Flexible Communities: An Ethnography of Council Housing in East Brighton"

Marina Kenzer: "Medicine on the Border: An Analysis of Public Health in El Paso, Texas"

Catherine Kim (HAV): "Goodbye Playgrounds, Goodbye Play: School Playgrounds as Places of Growth in Greater Philadelphia"

Shelby Kohn (HAV): "Telemundos: Global and Local Issues in Spanish Language Television"

Isabel Kriegel (HAV): "America's Main Street: From Disney's Imagination to End-of-Century's Realization"

Sara Lefstein (HAV): "Bridging the Gap between Baltimore’s Contrasting Constituencies: Citizens Planning and Housing Associations as Case Study"

Michele Mieuli (HAV): "Rigid Flexibility: The Ossification of Silicon Valley’s Flexible Production Networks"

Yasmin Moya-Gutierrez: "Credit Unions and Community Development in Washington Heights: An Analysis of the Long Term Ability of Community Development Credit Unions to Improve Low-Income Areas"

Dara Newman (HAV): "Changing Landscapes: The Roles of Public Green Space within Changing Urban and Suburban Settings

Joe Ogletree (HAV): "Virtual Architecture: New Technology and Its Impact on Design"

Emily Powell (HAV): "The Redevelopment of Blitz Weinhard: An urban neighborhood in Portland Oregon and a Plan for its Revitalization"

Cynthia Renta: "Dance and the Construction of Pan-Latino Identity in New York City"

Kristin Schade: "Creating Memory: Maps, Memorials and a Museum in Kamenz, Germany"

Claire Whitman: "Little Utopias? Understanding the Ideal of Community Gardens and the Differences from Reality within the Context of Neighborhood Social
Interactions and Urban Revitalization in Philadelphia"

Joanna Wolaver: "The Austin Smart Growth Initiative: Assessing the Future of a Vision of Managed Growth"

1998-99 (16)

Colin Bathory (HAV): "Walls of Fear: The Medieval City and the Gated Community"

Rae Gouirand: "The City in the Voice: The Presence of New Orleans and Pittsburgh in Contemporary Literature"

Noli  Hoye (HAV): "Conflict, Change and the Resilience of Human Community: Balancing Economy and Ecology in the Pacific Northwest"

David Kanthor (HAV): "Nairobi 1998: Colonial Roots/Contemporary Problems"

Deb Kocsis: "Dead End Highway: The Cross-town Expressway as a Turning Point in Planning"

Rachel  Jaffe (HAV): "Retaining Integrity: Historic Preservation as a Low-Income Housing Solution in Norristown"

Amanda Leon: "North Liberties Landscape Plan: A Strategy for Reclaiming Vacant Land"

Nancy I-Shuan Liu: "The Impact of Rural Development and Promotion of Tourism on Prostitution in Thailand"

Jane Meconi: "Women’s Places in Victorian America"

Chris Osgood (HAV): "Mass Transportation and its Impact on Local Economic Development"

Susanna Prough: "Gangster Families: Representations of Crime in Hong Kong and New York Cinema"

Bridget Shea (HAV): "Facing Fear: Women’s Perceptions of Danger in Urban Space"

Melissa Smiley: "People in the Planning Process: Lessons from London Docklands"

Abigail Thorne-Lyman: "The Oakland Estuary: Adapting Global Interests to a Local Redevelopment Plan"

Erin Wark: "Spatial Construction and City Life: The Altbau Mietshaus in Berlin"

Sarah Zaborowski: "The Bronze Bambino: Art and Politics in Philadelphia"

1997-98 (7)

Gabrielle Bendiner-Viani: "Two Visions of New York’s Lower East Side: The Henry Street Settlement House Artscape Project and the Tenement Museum"

Barbara Craven: "Defining the Public in ‘Public Space’: Participatory Planning and the Redefinition of Independence Mall"

Anne Gaddy (HAV): "Medicine and Community in Washington, DC: Zacchaeus Free Clinic and Bread for the City"

Emily Hughes: "The Whole World Needs Recovery: The Meanings of the New Jerusalem Laura Project"

Heather Moore: (not available)

Marc Schulman (HAV): "Beyond California: Richard Neutra and his Work in Southeastern Pennsylvania"

Bianca Siegl: "Urban History in Modern Context: The Parc de la Villette, Paris"

1996-97 (18)

Eugenia Amador: "Grass-roots Activism Breaks the Cycle of Poverty caused by Deindustrialization in West Kensington"

Gabrielle S. Costanzo: "Midwestern Identities in The Great Gatsby and Carl Fisher's Montauk"

Lena DerOhannessian (HAV): "Armenian Identity as it Relates to Religious Architecture: A Survey of Armenian Churches in Historical Armenia and Present-Day America"

Itohan Osayimwese: "The Search For Substance: Modern Architecture in Barbados"

Sumi Paek: "Engaging the Community through Preservation and Recycling Historic Sites in Boston: Three Theaters and Fenway Park"

Monisha Parik (HAV): "London's Past and Present as a Global City"

Rebecca Rabin (HAV): "Boundaries and Bridges, Conflict and Cooperation: the Relationship between Johns Hopkins Hospital and the Neighborhood of East Baltimore"

Courtney Rice: "Conflict at Makua Beach: Interpretations of its Landscape, Claims to its Future"

Cristina Salazar: "The Tejano Musical Revolution: Bringing Rural Roots to the Urban Scene"

Julie Simon (HAV): "Illusory Gains: Jewish Emancipation in Amsterdam and Vienna"

Elizabeth Soltez: "A Study of the Effects of Gentrification on the Residents of Manayunk"

Amanda Springman: "Planned Communities and New Towns: Artificial or Desirable: Constructing Notions of Community in Reston, VA, Columbia, MD, and Kentlands, MD"

Kerri Jennifer Tobin (HAV): "Learning from Barcelona: The Successes of the Nova Icaria and their Relevance to City Planning in the United States"

Alexa Viets: "Community Gardens as Planning Models: Can our Communities Function Like our Gardens?"

Noah Walker (HAV): "Rethinking Vacant Spaces: A Proposal for Philadelphia (paper, photographs of drawings and model)

Elizabeth Werbe (HAV): "The Role of Street Life and Public Spaces in French Cities"

Ellen Winn (HAV): "School-Based Services: A Comprehensive Approach to Serving At-risk Youth"

David J. Wolfe (HAV): "Integrating Public Health and Medicine in the Small City: Towards Better Health in Lancaster, Pennsylvania"

1995-96 (21)

Mark N. Balcer (HAV): "Community Response and Policy Options in the Face of Change: A Case Study of Manayunk, Pennsylvania"

Reshmi Basu: "Renegade No More: Billboard Advertising in Baltimore and the Case for Ultra Organized Coalition"

Pilar Beccar-Varela: "A Walk in Smaller Shoes: Understanding Children's Experiences of the City Street"

Heather Burto (HAV): "Residential Segregation by Social Class in Philadelphia and Santiago"

Elizabeth Grey Cecil (HAV): "People, Power and Architectural Design: A Study of Two Community Development Corporations in Philadelphia"

Daria Curtis: "The Evolution of Thomas Jefferson's Academical Village at the University of Virginia from its Inception to 1976"

Kavita Das: "Yorktown: A Case Study Examining the Historical Context of Home Ownership and Neighborhood Stability in Philadelphia's Urban Renewal Process"

Maria Fernanda Duque: "Gentlemen's Clubs: A Comparison of Exclusive Cultural Institutions in Early- to Mid-Nineteenth Century London and Boston"

Jennifer Evert: "Urban Renewal in Chicago: 100 Years of Reform on the Near West Side"

Brynee K. Gandy: "An Exploratory Study of Jack and Jill of America, Incorporated, and the Organization's Impact on Women of the Black Middle Class"

Shana Stearns Goodall: "Zoned Out: Twenty-four Years of Shoreland Zoning in Maine"

Truc Mai Ha: "The Vietnamese in Philadelphia: Community Redefined through Three Social Structures"

Brenna Herpmann: "The Schuylkill and the Delaware: History, Image and Planning for the Future"

Elizabeth A. Holmlund (HAV): "Growing Up and the City: Looking at Newbery Award-winning Children's Fiction"

Julia Huebner: "Pills Travel Faster than Medicine: The Implications for Health Care in Northern Pakistan"

Erin Manning: "Making Education Work for our Children: A Comparison of Three Educational Alternative Programs in New York City for Disadvantaged Children at the Secondary School Level with Reference to General Trends in London Secondary Schools"

Erica N. Prodouz: "Examining Suburbs with Special Government Systems: Oakmont, Maryland and Narberth, Pennsylvania"

Brad Rogers (HAV): "Negotiating Progress: Land, Community, and Identity in St. Augustine Beach, Florida"

William Stern (HAV): "Fairmount Water Works: A Case Study in Historic Preservation"

Michael Tannenbaum (HAV): "Civic Pride and $500 Million: The Use of Economic and Non-Economic Factors in Legitimizing Public Policy Decisions Involving Professional Sports Teams and Professional Sports Stadiums"

Kate Victoria Viola: "Healthcare Architecture and its Effects on Patient Welfare: Waiting Room Design at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia"

1994-95 (19)

Julie Beckman: "Communal Rehabilitation through Architecture: A Proposal for a Community Arts Facility in a West Philadelphia Neighborhood"

Tony Belber (HAV): "Southwest Washington, DC: Community, Neighborhood, and the Impact of Urban Renewal"

Angie Emery: "The Architecture of Public Education: How Can We Do Better? Designing Schools in Metropolitan Nashville, Davidson County"

Liz Guthrie: "Urban Waterways of Trenton, New Jersey: Striking a Balance between Progress and Preservation"

William Hayes (HAV): "The Broadway Project: Issues in the Revitalization of Downtown Camden, New Jersey"

Kathleen Jones: "Mission Style Architecture in California: New Uses for an Old Style"

Valerie Jones: "Co-Housing: An Analysis of Two California Communities"

Kim Koller: "Three Rows: A Study of a Low Income Housing Renovation Project"

Lawler, Anya: "The Impact of a Tourism-Based Economy on Three Western Towns"

Rebecca Mason: "Developing a Successful Urban Park: The Case of the Seattle Commons"

Mike Metz (HAV): "Rap Music as Cultural Dialogue"

Morris, Jennifer: "The Urban Village Model, and its Application in Phoenix, Arizona"

 Kasia O'Neill: "The Role of Squatter Settlements in Public Policy: Cairo's Cities of the Dead"

Myra Reichel: "Community Development through Community Gardens in Philadelphia"

Joanna Reiner: "Building with Chutzpah: The Search for Form in Synagogue Architecture"

Matthew D. Sauer (HAV): "Cul-de-Sacked: The Success of Hybrid Urban Design in Five Oaks"

Daniel I. Smith (HAV): "The Phoenix Project of Bridgeport, CT: Residents and Urban Planners in Community Redevelopment"

Hillel Soifer: "Greater New York: A Political History of the Consolidationist Movement"

Dana Stidham: "Preservation Education: To Build Broad Constituencies in Historic Preservation Organizations"

1993-94 (27)

Gillian E. Bell: "When the Living Queued Up for Entrance to the Space of the Dead: Nineteenth-Century Laurel Hill Cemetery, the Rural Cemetery Movement, and Philadelphia's Public"

Sarah Cheavens: "A Study of Historical Preservation. The Set and 'Forgotten' Architectural Styles of Santa Fe, New Mexico"

Elizabeth M. Coleman: "Preserving the Image: An Analysis of Change in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania and Its Effects on the Amish Population"

Arthur Crane (HAV): "The New Rome: Federal Architecture in Washington, DC, 1930-1945"

Kathryn Davis: "Elements for Success in Downtown Redevelopment: A Study of the Carrousel District in Mansfield, Ohio"

Jennifer De Grazia: "Coop Himmelblau's 'Open House': Open Architecture Compared and Defined"

Marianne Ezell: "My Grandmother's House in the Ozarks"

Monica Farrow: "An Investigation into a Unique Service Structure: The Funeral Home"

Alix Gallagher: "The Art of Political Compromise: Cologne Cathedral 1814-1842"

Ruth Harrington (HAV): "Baseball and Cities: A Study of the Presentation of the Relationship Between Baseball and Cities in Various Media Sources"

Catherine C. Hendren: "Orlando's Church Street Station from 1973 to Today: The Expectations and Customs of a Downtown Entertainment Complex"

Matissa Hollister: "Neighborhoods in the Balance: Chinatowns and City Planning. A Study of Philadelphia with a Comparison to New York City"

Amy Kaleta: "The Effect of Age, Ethnicity and Race on the Growth and Image of Miami Beach"

Max C. Kalhammer (HAV): "Precedents and Predictions: The Relationship Between Archaeology, Tourism and Development in Mochlos, Crete"

Karen Lewinnek: "Walled Towns in Medieval Europe"

Katherine Mangle: "Faster, Higher, Stronger: Olympic Planning and Post-Olympic Remnants in the Architecture, Economy, and Image of the Host City"

Carrie McMillen: "An Architectural Design of an Entrance Space for the Museum of the New South"

Carol Ogelsbey: "Affordable Urban Housing in Philadelphia. A Dream or a Reality? John Kromer's Proposal for North Philadelphia"

Erika A. Oliver: "The Use of Historic Preservation Laws to Resist Urban Evolution in Cleveland Park, Washington, DC"

Elisa Paster: "Colonias in Dona Ana County: Bi-National Planning for the Borderlands"

Jessica Reynolds: "The Influence of the United States Army on Urban Development on the Western Frontier"

Rick Swedloff (HAV): "The Debate over the 'Underclass': Utility, Theory, and Analysis"

Rainey Tisdale (HAV): "The Image of the City in Children's Literature"

Jason Tripp (HAV): "The History of Urbanization in the Washington-Baltimore Region"

Hunter Ford Tura (HAV): "A Gentle Approach to the Difficult Whole: The Successes and Failures of Robert Venturi's and Denise Scott Brown's Western Plaza and Welcome Park"

Eva Watts: "The Demonstration and Metropolitan Act of 1966:'Model Cities' - Federal Intervention in Local City Planning"

Steve S. Yun (HAV): "The Engineer's Aesthetic: Three Late Modern Examples"

1992-93 (11)

Heather Carwile: "Phillip Johnson's PPG Place in Pittsburgh: Successes and Failures as a Planning Endeavor"

Lucinda Davis: "Issues of Government Control and Citizen Input in Kreuzberg, Berlin and the Docklands, London"

Yumiko Ishida: "Sanya, The Blemish and Contributor to Japan's Prosperity"

Graham Jerabek (HAV): "The Historical Transformation of Copley Square"

Tracy Kyger: "Society Hill: Historic Preservation and Urban Policy"

Erik Midtskogen (HAV): "The Changing Role of the Vernacular in Norwegian Architecture from the Middle Ages to the Present"

Jennifer Parker (HAV): "A Proposal for Transforming Modern Suburban Sprawl according to Garden City Principles"

Sarah Jo Powers: "Community-Based Efforts to Provide Low-Income Urban Housing"

Pamela A. Silvestri: "City out of Context: The Effects of Colonial Imposition of Form, Function and Space in Modern Saigon"

Celene Smith: "Christopher Alexander: Modern Theories of Building"

Amy Steltz: "Functions of Public Art: A Case Study of Seattle"

1991-92 (13)

Britt Benner: "Dissatisfaction in Today's Worst Jobs: A Recommendation for Progressive Management"

Jessica Booth: "On the Road to Nowhere: Searching for Meaning in Postmodern Architecture"

Mariah Bowen: "Historic Preservation in the United States: How it Gained Public Acceptance"

Erika S. Bruner: "A Critical Examination of the Designs of Three Successful Philadelphia Parks: Fitler Square, Seger Park, and Starr Garden Park"

Emily Camp: "Feminist Thought and Architecture: An Investigation of Eight Theories"

Joanna S. Clymer: "Anti-Urbanism in Contemporary Film: Batman, Brazil, and Blade Runner"

Joanna Doherty: "The Garden City in Theory and Practice: Ebenezer Howard's Plan as Interpreted at Letchworth and Llano del Rio"

Wendy Gonaver: "A Scandal in Philadelphia: Jacques Lipchitz's Government of the People"

C. Sara Magoffin: "A History of Asian Immigrants to San Francisco and Their Resulting Communities in the City: l850-1990"

Nicole Norwitz: "Regional Differences in Poverty as Examined in Three Cities in the United States"

Benjamin Russin (HAV): "Re-Examining Defensible Space: Crime Prevention and Territorial Functioning through Design"

Heidi Warren (HAV): "Art as a Source of Strength in Communities: Examining the Role of the Village of Art and Humanities in a North Philadelphia Neighborhood"

Stella Wotherspoon: "Community Newspapers of Chestnut Hill and Germantown: Expressions of Community Values"

1990-91 (6)

Susan Aldefer: "Opportunities for the Private Sector in Low-Income Housing: The Role of Community Organizations in Housing Rehabilitation"

Erik D. Blake (HAV): "The Rise of the Postmodern Skyscraper"

Sophia Lin: "A Proposal: The Vietnam Women's Memorial"

David B. Molnar (HAV): "Taverns of the Pennsport Neighborhood of South Philadelphia as Urban Meeting Places: A Case Study"

Natasha Seaman, (Independent Thesis) "The Experience of the Migrant in Domestic Service: Chicanas, Japanese-American and African-American Women, 1891-1991"

Andy Shanken (HAV): "Store-front Churches in North Philadelphia: History, Interviews, and Observations"

1989-90 (14)

Pamala B. Choi: "Philadelphia's Shingle-style Architecture"

David M. Dickinson (HAV): "The Role of Public-Private Partnerships in Historic Preservation"

Jaye S. Fox: "The Social Impact of Public Housing Design: A Case-study Analysis"

Elisabeth R. Friedman: "Case Studies of the Organization in Neighborhoods from the Philadelphia Metropolitan Area"

Patricia A. Friedman: "The Image of Progress and the Architecture of Great Exhibitions"

Daniel M. Ifcher (HAV): "A Proposal for a Festival Marketplace at Penn's Landing"

Kimberly A. Kindya: "The Development of Schemes of Exterior Articulation and Ornamentation in Early New York Skyscrapers"

Laura L. Legate: "The French Ideal and 19th Century American Architecture"

Brett A. Malky (HAV): "The U. S. Crisis in Affordable Housing"

Seanna B. Melchior: "The New Age of Urban Recycling: An Examination of Some Case Studies"

Lisa Orlandini: "Adapting Earth-shelter Design in Conventional Housing"

Laurie B. Saroff: "An Evaluation of the Plans for Market Street East in Philadelphia"

Rebecca N. Sauer: "Jacobs, Myth or Maxim: A Multivariate Analysis of Her Theory of Neighborhood Satisfaction"

Nina B. Sprecher: "An Assessment of the Demand and Need for a Performing/Visual Arts Center in Camden"

1988-89 (14)

Barbara Ann Baker: "The Renovation of Existing Roof Spaces for Recreational Purposes and Green Spaces"

Patrick Bibbins (HAV): "United States Public Housing of the l930s and the Promotion of Modern Architecture by the Museum of Modern Art New York City"

J. V. Jovi Cruces (HAV): "The Uncelebrated Architect: R. M. Schindler and his Role in the Development of Modern Architecture"

Paul Ferrer (HAV): "Small Urban Spaces: The Vest-Pocket Parks of Midtown Manhattan"

Jennifer Kibby: "Freak House: The Darwin D. Martin Residence in the Context of Frank Lloyd Wright's Early Philosophy of Organic Architecture"

Paula Lupkin: "C. F. A. Voysey: Modern Architecture Revisited"

Elizabeth Kay Miller: "Washington: A Capital Struggle. The Growth and Development of Washington, D.C. in the Late Nineteenth Century"

Bethany Neubauer: "A Tale of Two Towers: Interesting Developments in the Back Bay"

Neeta Patel (HAV): "Casinos and the Process of Redevelopment in Atlantic City"

Natica Schmeder (HAV): "From Stone to Skin: The Roles Played by American Architectural Terra Cotta"

Robin Selman: "The Myth of the Mobile Home: From Portable Trailer to Manufactured Home"

Lauren Stahl: "Carl Hagenbeck and the Evolution of the Architecture of Zoos"

Glen Valentine (HAV): "William Van Alen and the Chrysler Building: Beyond Art Deco"

Thomas W. Wagner (HAV): "The Sinking Houses of Logan, Philadelphia: A History of the Problem"

1987-88 (16)

Sarah Batcheler: "Post World War II Bath: Reconstruction, Redevelopment, and Conservation in a Georgian City"

Barbara Breza: "Michael Graves: A Transition from Late Modernism to Post Modernism"

Pantea Fiuzi: "The Menil Collection"

Thomas Gelsanliter (HAV): "The Irredentist Nature of Gustav Stickley"

Catherine Yardley Gilbert: "Aesthetics in Shaker Architecture"

Elise Gruber: "The Marketing of the Toaster and the Housewife"

Jenny Hamilton (HAV): "Cohesion in Modern Architecture: The Work of Mitchell/Giurgola Architects"

Justine Jentes: "Small Business Incubators: Keys to Municipal Economic Development"

Dennis McCarthy (HAV): "Fan Pier and Pier 4: Boston Copes with Development Pressure as a City Grows in South Boston"

Karen Peacock: "The Subsidization of Professional Sports: Baltimore's Efforts to Acquire Baseball and Football Franchises"

Marya Pruss: "Graffiti l969-l987: The Crossing Boundaries of Art and Crime"

Amy Schulman (HAV): "The Paradox of a Modern Monastery: A Case Study of Sainte-Marie de la Tourette"

Caroline Sprinkel: "The Cityscape and High Technology: Social and Spatial Implications of the New Economy"

Heidi Tolo: "A Critique of the Moynihan Report Within the Context of the Civil Rights Movement"

Monique Wahba: "MOVE and the Philadelphia City Police: A Sociopsychological Study"

Lisa Weinstein: "A New Prison Type and the Philadelphia Industrial Correctional Center"

1986-87 (11)

Anne E. Alcott: "The Congruence of Social and Physical Boundaries: The Definition of Two Neighborhoods through Cognitive Mapping"

Jane Cowan: "Landmarks Preservation in New York City"

Caroline Eaton (HAV): "Reston, Virginia: An Evaluation of a New Town's Planned Diversity"

Karen Herzberg: "Homelessness: A Discussion of its Causes, Consequences and Social Implications in Philadelphia"

Stanley Holt (HAV): "The Origins, Dynamics and Issues of Gentrification"

Janice Kambara: "Prison Systems and Architecture in Pennsylvania and New York 1790-1830: Historical, Analytical and Interpretive Approaches"

Danika O'Neal: "The Historic Development of the Primary Rail System of Vienna 1850-1986"

Sarah Posetyn (HAV): "An Examination of the American Work of Arata Isosaki: The Museum of Contemporary Art"

Elizabeth Rader: "Public Ceremonies in Renaissance Venice: An Analysis of their Influences and Significance"

Sherry Rexroad (HAV): "Landscape Architecture and Water Forms: Lawrence Halprin's Design Theories as Illustrated in the Portland, Oregon, Waterfall Gardens"

Margaret Stewart: "The New York Skyscraper in Photography 1900-1940"

1985-86 (9)

Andrea Bolliger: "The Family Reform Ideas of Charlotte Perkins Gilman"

Jill Caskey: "An Exhibition of the "Stijl" Group Paris 1923--or--Radicalism Reexamined"

Susan Flinn: "The Changing Perception and Presentation of the Architect: The Architectural Record 1891 - 1914"

Amanda Joseph: "Lewis Hine's Portraits of the Worker"

Irene Lambrou: "Noble ideas, Modern Perspectives: a discussion of the evolution of small claims litigation from the literature of 1912 to the city of 1985"

Kristin Manitzas: ""From the Bridge: An Analysis of Robert Moses' Columns in Newsday"

Elisabeth McLaury: "The Urban Development Action Grant Program and the Changing Shape of Urban Renewal"

Elizabeth White: "The Constructive Era: Harold Weston's Procurement Mural"

Andrew Wixom (HAV): "The Evolution of the Row House in 18th Century Philadelphia"

1984-85 (7)

Linda Hope Birbara: "The Rouse Company: A Case Study of a Private Sector Developer"

Timothy J. Choppin (HAV): "Italian Stonemasons on the Main Line: A Study of Two Immigrant Families"

Margaret Eighan: "Madison Square Garden: A History"

Wendy Foster (HAV): "Lewis Mumford's Planning Ideals and Garden Cities: A Perfect Fit"

Elizabeth E. Mintz (HAV): "Imperfect Policy: An Analysis of Benign Quotas in Federally Subsidized Rental Housing"

Ethan Nelson (HAV): "The Development and Approval of the PSFS Design"

Eve Somers: "Lit Brothers and the Reading Terminal: Historic Preservation and Urban Revitalization in Centre City Philadelphia"

1983-84 (13)


André Bilokur (HAV): "The Architecture of Peter Eisenman"

Ingrid Go: "Pattern Language in Architectural Design: Van Eyck, Erskine and Alexander on the Intentions of Modern Architecture"

Jane Goffman: "Institutional Care for the Elderly: Developing Perspectives"

Sara Hathaway: "Radical Municipal Politics: the Value of a Third Party"

Alison Velez Lane: "Urban Planning and Redevelopment in Upton (Baltimore) 1968-83"

Sarah Ludwig: "Environment and Perception: A Science Fiction Parable"

Lori Meltzer (HAV): "The Jane Senft Case: Lower Merion's Home Day Care Controversy"

Mark Miller (HAV): "Charles Ashbee and the Art and Craft of the Machine Age"

Martha Mohr: "The American Public Library as Institution and as Architectural Form"

Gilbert Schafer (HAV): "Anatomy of a Building Design: the Garden Pavilion as Studiolo"

Sylvia Schafer: "Language in the Built World: The Architectural Inscription."

Andrew Searle (HAV): "Men and Malls: Seeking a Good Fit."

Yumi Shilowitz: "Problems in Urban Public Art."

1982-83 (4)

Michele Barrigan: "Deinstitutionalization and Community Mental Health: Partners in Mental Health Reform?"

Katherine Lang-McHenry: "The Greater Baltimore Community: A History of a Private Sector Activist Group"

Lisa Redekop: "The Architecture of U. S. Embassies since the Second World War"

Lisa Winans: "Hershey, Pennsylvania: A Company Town Success Story"

1981-82 (unavailable)

1980-81 (14)

Margrit Bergholz (HAV): "The Role of Private Enterprise in Providing Low-Cost Housing: The Case of Mantua"

José A. Bernas (HAV): "An Empirical Test of the Growth-Pole Model"

Julie Bernatz: "Design Elements in Shopping Centers"

Anne Burri: "Versailles and the Political Philosophy of Louis XIV"

Cheryl Fields: "Two Black Communities on the Main Line: an Oral History"

Mary Anne Griss: "Recent Housing Development in Lower Merion Township"

George Huffman (HAV): "Corporate Image at McDonalds: They Do It All for You"

Carmen B. Iribarren: "The Politics of Planning a New Industrial City: Ciudad Guyana"

Ben Chien-pien Lin (HAV): "The Design of Space Colonies"

James Lindberg (HAV): "An Empirical Test of the Growth-Pole Model"

George L. Mitchell (HAV): "A History of Mercy Douglass Hospital: The Development of Health Care for the Black Community in Philadelphia"

Linda L. Rios: "A Comparison of Three Subway Systems"

James Schwentker (HAV): "John Portman: the Architect as Developer"

Raun Thorp, a dormitory design for Bryn Mawr College

1979-80 (6)

Carolyn Beard: "New Solutions in Correctional Facilities"

Shahin Farzaneh: "Recent Urban Planning in Iran: Shahestan Pahlavi and Nouran"

Cynthia Pushaw: "Urban Renewal in Philadelphia 1942-80: The Program, the Process and Proposals"

Rebecca Rosenthal: "The Economic Crisis in American Dance"

Kathleen Smith: "The Implications of Segmented Labor Markets for Neighborhood-based Economic Development Programs"

Kathleen Thorn: "The Crisis in Urban American Government"

1978-79 (10)

Theresa Craig: "The History of Hotel Location in Philadelphia"

Katherine Davidge: "Architecture and Village Layout in West Africa"

Jeanne Gilmore: "Solar Housing and Solar Housing Developments"

Andrea Glickhouse: "Political Participation in Two Philadelphia Neighborhoods"

Helen Horton: "The Juvenile Justice System Today"

Kathleen Payne: "Coatesville's Main Street: Decay and Decline in a New World of Shopping Centers"

Nancy Seibert: "Aspects of Architecture and Town Development in the Early History of Bryn Mawr, PA"

Kennedy Smith: "Patterns of Planning at Bryn Mawr College"

Shawn Towey: "Shelters for Battered Women"

Gwendolyn Urey: "Murals in Modern American Cities"

1977-78 (6)

Susan Bradford: "The Development of Speculative Row Housing in Philadelphia's Central Business District"

Susan Buckley: "Home-Based Care for the Infirm Elderly: the First Resort"

Ainsley Clement: "The Future of Retailing in Philadelphia's Central Business District"

Jeanne-Marie Duval: "The Planning and Implementation of Demand-Responsive Transportation Systems"

Naomi Richman: "Decision-Making in Philadelphia 1957-77: the Center-City Commuter Tunnel"

Mary E. Updike: "The University in an Urban Environment: the University of Pennsylvania and West Philadelphia"

1976-77 (6)

Elizabeth Ash: "Playground Design"

Caverlee Cary: "The Image of the City in King Vidor's Films"

Marcia Guzy: "Sense of Ethnicity among Third Generation Irish-Americans in a New York City Neighborhood"

Robert W. Harper (HAV): "Kensington Action Now: the Dynamics of Neighborhood Organization"

Robert M. Michel (HAV): "Burglary in Lower Merion Township"

Barbara Sanson: "Sir Christopher Wren and the Development of the Architectural Profession"
1975-76 (3)

Daniela Holt: "The Late Work of Alfred Stieglitz: The Equivalents"

Barbara Walsh: "Modelling the Effects of Urbanization on Stream Flow: the East Branch of the Brandywine Creek"

Janet White: "Improving Commuter Rail Service: the Case of Suburban Station, Philadelphia, PA"

1974-75 (1)

Andrea C. Brown: "A Musical and Rhythmical Analysis of Architectural Form at Francesco Borromini's San Carlo alle Quattro Fontane in Rome"

1973-74 (3)

Pamela Gilbert: "The Rise of Late Colonial Domestic Architecture in Charleston, SC"

Lynn James: "Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux's Plan for Prospect Park and Its Environs"

Justine S. Lisser: "Boulevard and Boulevardiers: Parisian Streets at the end of the Nineteenth Century"

1972-73 (1)

M. Katherine Hartnett: "Patterns of Urbanization in Non-Western Countries"

1971-72 (1)

Ann Schubert: "The Early Development of the New York City Subway System"