Student Research and Thesis Topics

Below is a list of Cities senior theses since the inception of the program.  (Note: Most theses are available to Bryn Mawr and Haverford affiliated students and faculty for reading. Please contact Margaret Kelly for more information).

2020-2021

Isabel CLARK (BMC) "Beautiful Women: American Beauty Culture from the Physical to the Digital World"[PDF]

Joseph DIZENHUZ (HC) "The History, Present and Futures of Cincinnati’s Racially and Economically Unjust Transportation System" [PDF]

Jacqueline FERNANDEZ (BMC) "Funerary Practices and Burial Rituals of Cubans: Inluences of Transnational Moving on Urban Cemeteries" [PDF]

Serena GONZALEZ (BMC) "Evolving Community Institutions: French-Canadians to Dominicans in the Point Neighborhood, Salem, Massachusetts" [PDF]

Madeleine HAGER (HC) "Planning for East Parkside (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)"[PDF]

Zhuoran HU (BMC) "Learning from Forbidden Cities: A Comparative Approach to China’s Monumentality" [PDF]

Benita IKIREZI MULANDABWI (BMC) "A Look at 21st Century Urban Development in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Case of Kigali, Rwanda" [PDF]

Megan KEARNEY (BMC) "Giyofu Architecture in Meiji Japan: A Proponent of Metamorphosis Toward Modernity"[PDF]

Kai McGINN (BMC) "Women, Agency and Architecture: A Comparative Exploration of Edo Japan’s Courtesan and Wife through Ageya and Shouka" [PDF]

Ngoc Pham (BMC) "Examining Philadelphia’s Community Orchards as Spaces for Social Change" [PDF]

Eyasu SHUMIE (HC) "Examining the Construction of a Harlem Imaginary and a Harlem History through Plum Bun and The Blacker the Berry"[PDF]

Silvan SOOKSATAN (HC) "Imagining Green Modernities: Examining the Elite Orientation of Lee Kuan Yew’s City as Garden through Singapore’s Post-War Housing Transitions" [PDF]

Duong Joanna TRAN (HC) "Design Proposal for a Vietnamese Community Center in South Philadelphia, Pennsylvania"[PDF]

Yihua WANG (BMC) "The Role of Art Zones in Urban Regeneration and Gentrification: Identity as a Community and Relationship to the City" [PDF]

Jia WEI (BMC) "The Canada Line, Success or Failure? An Evaluation of the Effects of Vancouver’s 2010 Winter Olympic Transportation Line"[PDF]

Anqi YANG (HC)  "Municipal Policy Learning in Globalizing Shenzhen, China: From the Hong Kong Model to Authoritarian Singapore" [PDF]

2019-2020

Leila Breen (HC) “Values and Visions for the Working Class: Interpreting Socialist Housing of Interwar Europe” [PDF]

Stephanie Catalan (BMC) “Opportunity Zones Through a Media Lens: An empirical approach of stakeholder’s perspectives on a tax incentive program in the United States” [PDF]

Joyce Chan (HC) “Free Parking in the Upper West Side: Understanding the Community’s Fierce Response Against Parking Reform and Examining Ways to Address Community Concerns”

Owen Deitcher (HC) "Social Capital in Urban Park Planning: Historical Identities of East and West German Cities represented post-Reunification" [PDF]

Hannah Duncan (BMC) “Enabling the Disabled: The Socio-Economics of Public Transportation and Daily Life: The Need for Accessibility throughout Philadelphia”

Kate Evans (BMC) “A New Reel at Old Movie Theaters: Reviving Baltimore’s 20th Century Independent Cinemas” [PDF]

Evelyn Ferrall (BMC) “The Homemakers of White Supremacy: Representations of Self” [PDF]

Kameice Francis (HC) “Climate change and responses in Jamaica” [PDF]

Colin Fredrickson (HC) “Domestic Terrorism in America and Divergent Forms of Memorialization” [PDF]

Alison Giles (BMC) “Sexual Education in City Schools: Politics, Religion, and Other Factors Linked to Unintended Pregnancy and STDs in Urban Areas” [PDF]

Lauren Gleason (BMC) "Constructing Identity of Brands and Bloggers: The Staged Backstage of Sustainable and Ethical Fashion” [PDF]

Helen Harman (BMC) “’The Co-op Provides’: Resident Perceptions of Community and Affordability in Austin, Texas” [PDF]

Sophia Jackson (HC) “Schooling Space: 21st Century Intervention in 19th Century Schools” [PDF]

Lisa Li (BMC) “Governance structures in waste sorting in Beijing”

Alyssa Lopez (BMC) “Anti-Gentrification Approaches on the Eastside of Los Angeles: The Impacts of Nonprofit Community Organizations and Consensus”

Grace Morris (BMC) “Grand 1960s Ambitions in Albany: Eminent Domain Project Effects on the Urban Downtown” [PDF]

Cara Navarro (BMC) “The ‘Gentrification’ of Filipinx Food” [PDF]

Elina Nikoleri (BMC) “A Philadelphia rail park: green public place-making or green gentrification?” [PDF]

Kate Silber (HC) “Rebuilding Sense of Place at Bryn Mawr Station” [PDF]

Joseph R. Staruski (HC) “Prayers for Politicians: Religion and the Public Sphere in Boston MA” [PDF]

Grace Sue (BMC) “Community Resistance: Fighting Against Megaprojects in Philadelphia Neighborhoods" [PDF]

Lille Van Der Zanden (BMC) “Greening the River: A Thematic Analysis of Planning Discourse over Time” [PDF]

Chenyu Wang (HC) “After the Carnival, back to the hood: Re-insertion of Olympic physical Legacy using New Urbanist Design” [PDF]

David Watt (HC) “Building Bridges: How Los Angeles is establishing emergency homeless shelters in the face of NIMBYs”

Amanda Xifaras (BMC) “Privately-Owned Public Spaces in New York City” [PDF]

Claudia Zavala (BMC) “Analyzing the Implementation of Quality of Life in the Interamerican Development Bank and the World Bank’s Housing and Transportation Project Plans from 1989 to 2007: A Case Study of Santiago de Chile”

2018-2019

Simon Balukonis (HC) “Neoliberal Nights: Production, Consumption, and Distribution of Dance Music and Club Culture in Global Chicago" [PDF]

Julian Bright (HC) "Megaprojects as Catalysts of Gentrification in the Nation’s Capital: An Exploration of the District’s Black-White Residential Divide" [PDF]

Allie Castillo (BMC) “New York Theaters as a Reflection of Urban America” [PDF]

Mike Carr (HC) “Brewing a Neighborhood for the Creative Class: Gentrification and Placemaking in Brewerytown, Philadelphia"

Rebecca Chang (HC) “Searching for Belonging in Ethnic Identity: Young Second-Generation Chinese-Peruvians in Lima, Peru” [PDF]

Victoria Garner (BMC) “Towering Questions: The Changing Meanings of the Empire State Building"

Abbi Gatewood (BMC) “The Right to Housing? The Failures of the 421-a Property Tax Exemption Program in New York City"

Isabella Gross (HC) "Transforming Khayelitsha: Space, Security and Problems in Structural Form in Cape Town, South Africa” [PDF]

Emily Haller (BMC) “Mapping the Roles of Water in Philadelphia: Images of Nature and the City, 1794-1811” [PDF]

Will Herzog (HC) “Employing Neighbors: Evaluating the Potential of Anchor Employment Initiatives to Build a Middle Class in Philadelphia” [PDF]

Chi Hoang (BMC) “Hanoi’s Changing Cityscapes”

Austin Huber (HC) “From Rails to Roads: Spatial expressions of Suburban (Auto)mobility, 1900-1920”

Sarah Kim (BMC) “Developing Affordable Housing Through the Use of Historic Preservation Tax Credits in the City of Philadelphia” [PDF]

Jiaxi Li (BMC) “Remaking a Yellow Russia? The Discourse of Russian Elements in Contemporary City Planning of Harbin, China” [PDF]

Elena Luedy (BMC) “A Tale of Two Cities: Spatial Inequality in the Sustainable Redevelopment of Detroit" [PDF]

Amelia Marren (BMC) “Channeling Precipitation through Participation: Residential Green Stormwater Infrastructure in Philadelphia Abstract” [PDF]

Bria Montaque (BMC) "Battling for Birth: Exploring Birthing Rights for Black Women in the United States" [PDF]

Grace Newman-Lapinski (BMC) “Modernity Reborn: Reviving Danish Modern Furniture in the 21st Century” [PDF]

Moeka Noda (HC) “Competition and Cooperation among Declining Regional Cities:The Survival of Aging Japan” [PDF]

Nicholas Rhodes (HC) "Pipe Dreams, and Other Such Structures:Technology, Space, and Power in Utopian Urbanism from 1888 to 2018" [PDF]

Ananya Sinha (BMC) “Between Metaphor and Geography: Locality, Arts, and Revitalization in Baltimore’s Art & Entertainment Districts" [PDF]

Britt Van Der Poel (BMC) “Examining Children’s Nutrition Education in Philadelphia: The Food Trust and the Vetri Community Partnership" [PDF]

Ruoli Yang (BMC) “Visualization of the Grand City: Planning Exhibition Halls in Contemporary China” [PDF]

2017-2018

Julia Albertson (HC) “Defining the City: Contested Borders, Fences, and Walls in Berlin, Belfast, and Jerusalem” [WORD]

Lourdes Lizette Alvarez García (BMC) “Where is This Green Coming From? Nonprofit Influence on Park Construction in Los Angeles” [WORD]

Chris Bechen (HC) “From the Stitch of a Needle to the Push of a Spade: Implications of Reading the Names Project AIDS Memorial Quilt as a Cemetery" [WORD]

Rachel Bruce (BMC) “It's Written On the Walls: the Politicization of Public Art in the New York City Subway System” [WORD]

Catherine Bunza (BMC) “There Goes the Neighborhood: Efforts by Community-Based Organizations in Stabilizing Community and Social Capital in the South Bronx, New York City” [WORD]

Larissa De Paula (BMC) “Gendering Rio de Janeiro's Urban War”

Megan Galardi (BMC) “Artists, Galleries and Urban Change in Philadelphia”

Rebekah Gallop (BMC) “Decolonizing History Curricula: Indigenous Students’ Education in Australia and the United States” [PDF]

Xinyi Huang (BMC) “Transplanted Social Capital and Transnational Ethnic Entrepreneurship: A  Study of Wenzhou Merchants and their Wholesale Markets in Contemporary Paris”

Malcom Hutchison (HC) “The Use of Building Information Modeling (BIM) in the Residential Construction Industry” [WORD]

Tianyu Jiang (BMC) “The Implementation on Financing Schemes in Urban Rapid Transit Infrastructure: a Comparative Analysis on Beijing and Tokyo” [PDF]

Georgina Johnson (BMC) “Monuments: Belonging in a Time and Space”

Rose Kooper-Johnson (BMC) “Exposition and Urban Transformation in Barcelona (Spain) and Philadelphia” [WORD]

Jessie Lamworth (HC) “The Role of People, Policy, and the Press in Erection of Confederate Monuments in Baltimore (1887-1948)” [PDF]

Grace Lee (BMC) “Smart City Initiatives: The Songdo (Korea) International Business District” [WORD]

Heather Liang “Neighborhood Rebranding: The Case of Cultural Change in Philadelphia’s Callowhill Neighborhood, Philadelphia"

Charlie Liu (HC) Reimagining Urban Borders and Boundaries: Using Design To Create New Possibilities in Baishizhou, Shenzhen, China” (DESIGN THESIS) [WORD]

Cara Maisel (BMC) “Creating an Experience in the Modern American Shopping Mall" [WORD]

Tobias Makowski (BMC) “This Land is My Land... Or Is It Your Land?: Urban Agriculture as a Site of Radical Citizen Engagement” [WORD]

Justin Marshall (HC) “The Impact of the Impact Fee: Evaluating Pennsylvania's Use of Fracking Receipts to Fund Affordable Housing” [WORD]

Sylvia Merantus (HC) “Multiculturalism as Myth: Institutions and Divisions in a Fragmented Miami” [WORD]

Alexandra Mitrovich (BMC) “Confronting Memory in Public Space: Lessons from Philadelphia's Monuments” [PDF]

Margaret Muñoz (HC) “Gentrification in Boyle Heights, Los Angeles: Effects on the Latino Ethnic Enclave and Ways of Resistance” [WORD]

Harper Hideko Olmon (BMC) “Tomorrowland: Space Age in Futuristic Forms” [WORD]

Rina Patel (BMC) “Planning a Disaster: The Impact and Implication of Recent Climate Change Induced Weather Events in Houston, Texas” [WORD]

Agatha Sloboda (BMC) "The Century-Long Growth Spurt: How the Washington Monument Pursues and Assumes Meaning in its Capital Namesake” [PDF}

Alexa Wight (BMC) “Creating Place and Culture around Wi-Fi in Contemporary Havana and Philadelphia” [WORD]

2016-2017

Ji Yoon Ahn (BMC) “The Palace of Memory and Forgetting: Reconstruction of the Gyeongbok Palace in Seoul, Korea” [PDF]

Mason Fielding Bracker (HC) “The Vertical Neighborhood: Creating Community in Urban Multi-Family Housing” [PDF]

Clayton Brandt (HC) “Rebuilding a Neighborhood: Architecture and Redevelopment in the Lower Ninth Ward, New Orleans” [PDF]

Mowa Li (BMC) “Narrating Time Geography in Changing Neighborhoods’ Historic Religious Sites: A Comparative Study of Man Mo Temple of Hong Kong and St. Laurentius Church of Philadelphia” [PDF]

Sydney Maves (BMC) “Navigating the Legacy: Rethinking Philadelphia’s Transportation Infrastructure” [PDF]

Rio Morales (HC) “Anchorage in an Arts Community in Transition: A Design Proposal for Affordable Artist Housing in Provincetown, MA” [PDF]

Sophia Randazzo (BMC) “Affordable, Feminist Housing in Kensington, Philadelphia for Single Mothers with Children” [PDF]

Jane Rossman (BMC) “VACANT: ABANDONED / EMPTY / OPEN: Ingenuity out of Necessity - How Residents of Cleveland’s Hough Neighborhood Respond to (paradigm) Transition” [PDF]

Alexandra Sanyal (BMC) “Creating Community: A study of the form and function of Islamic community spaces in Philadelphia” [PDF]

Fatema Sheikh (BMC) “Devouring Culture Changing Class and Gender in the Foodways of Contemporary Lahore” [PDF]

Steven Trebach (HC) “Accidental Follies The Historical Structures of New York City’s Parks and the Stories They Tell” [PDF]

Tejan Walcott (HC) “The Olympic Games: Global Appeal & Desire to Host” [PDF]

Juelun Wei (BMC) “Global Models and Local Practices: Domestic Spaces in Shenzhen, China” [PDF]

Shulin Zhang (BMC) “Rethinking Urbanization in Shenzhen, China: An Analysis of Top-down Planning vs. Bottom-Up Urbanization Conflict” [PDF]

2015-2016

Palak Bhandari (BMC) “Praying in Pittsburgh: South Asian Religious Institutions as Reflections and Constructions of Religious Identity” [PDF]

James Campbell (HC) “Gentrification in Point Breeze: An Analysis of Discussion in Politics, Media, and the Community”

Dijia Chen (BMC) “Rebranding Radioactive Contaminated Identity: A Comparative Study of Impression Management Strategies after Nuclear Catastrophe in Hiroshima and Fukushima” [PDF] 

Amanda Guo (BMC) “SoHo and Beyond: The Roles of Art and Artists in Industrial Neighborhood Regeneration” [PDF]

Peter Kondelis (HC) “Elite Suburbs and their Social Reproduction: Transportation, Education and Association in The Philadelphia Main Line and the Chicago North Shore” [PDF]

Alexandra Julia Krucinski (BMC) “It's a Wonderful City; Rethinking City Spaces Through Theatrical Performance” [PDF] 

Timothy Mercier (HC) "Building Hong Kong: Mix-Use Developments and the Architecture of Density" 

Hope McMahan (BMC) “The Creation and Sustaining of an oppressive system to food access: An analysis of a 'Food desert, Overbrook, Philadelphia, Pa.”

Zoe McAlear (HC) “Creating Green in the City: the Intersection of "Nature" and Urban Planning in the Metropolitan Region of Valparaíso” [PDF]

Alexandra Nae (BMC) “The Heart of Bucharest: Redesigning Revolution Square as a Place for People?” [PDF] 

Thu Nguyen (BMC) “Constructing Tourism Destination Images: A Case Study of Dong Van Karst Plateau Global Geopark”

Xuenan Ni (BMC) “Mass Transportation between Form and Function: Beijing's Iconic Subway Expansion and the Alternative Lessons of Hong Kong's TOD and Value Capture" [PDF] 

Abby Peng (BMC) “My Dream, My House: A Discovery of the Kilamba City in Luanda through Lens of China’s Foreign Economic Assistance” [PDF] 

Anne Roca (HC) “Modern Design on American Campuses from the 1930's to the 1950's: A Study of Postwar Dormitories” [PDF] 

Miji Ryu (HC) "Issues of Diversity in Contemporary Senior Centers: Stories of Elderly Korean Americans Living in Queens, New York"

Anisa Ali Salat (BMC) “Organizing Dispersed Populations: GLOBAL SOMAL DIASPORA and its Attempt to Create a Transnational Somali Identity"

Sarah Schurtz (BMC) “Cycling in the City: How Women and Men Navigate Philadelphia”

Minh Tran (BMC) "Exchanging Land, Explaining Power: Livelihoods in the Wake of Land Consolidation in Peri-urban Hanoi" [PDF] 

Csilla Vanos (HC) “Rush Hour in Rio: How the Development of Transportation in Preparation for the 2016 Olympics in Rio is Affecting the City” [PDF] 

Chanel Willams (BMC) “Change and Decline: A History of Washington D.C.'s African American Community” [PDF] 

Siyang You (BMC) “Rethinking Hong Kong Contemporary Art and Artists: a model of multi-functional visual and performance art community center” [PDF] 

Lamei Zhang (BMC) “Demystifying the Black City and White Suburb: Understanding Areas of Conflict and Future Remedies” [PDF] 

Pengpeng Zheng (BMC) “Responding to Current Urban Configuration in Shanghai: An Architectural Proposal Inspired by Lilong” [PDF]

2014-2015

Alterman, Brianna (BMC) "The Cost of Learning To Work: Understanding The Relationship Between Liberal Arts Colleges and the Practice of Unpaid Internships" 

Barron, Chloe (BMC) "Rethinking Resiliency after Hurricane Sandy" [PDF] 

Chang, Tina (BMC) "Faking America: How American Chains Meet Chinese Expectations in Global Shanghai" [PDF] 

Golcha, Priyamvada (BMC) "Global Festivals Transforming Local Space: A Case Study of Jaipur Literature Festival and the Jodhpur Rajasthan International Festival" [PDF] 

Griffiths, Chance David (HC) "Growing Against Ourselves: A Feasibility Study for Adaptive Re-Use of Lynnwood Hall for Cheltenham Township, Pennsylvania" [PDF] 

Guadarrama, Isabel (BMC) "Amusement Parks: Connecting Their Histories to Cities"

Haldeman, Caylin (BMC) "The 'Blight' Fight: Conflict and Control in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania" [PDF] 

Harding, Quinn (HC) "Can a Public House Be a Home? Understanding the Role of Architectural Design in Stereotypes and Reputation"

Hersh, Sam (HC) "(Re)Creating Space: Cultivating Geography in the Singaporean Project"

Jensen, Aurora (HC) "Buildings as Teaching Tools: Designing an Environmental Education Center in Philadelphia"

Jin, Xue (BMC) "Cities of the Olympics: A Race Before, A Race After: The Conflicts between IOC Expectation and Host City’s Experience, Preparatory for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics"

Koo, Angie (BMC) "The Ebb and Flow of Japan’s Nuclear Debate: How Does Japan Maintain A Pro-Nuclear Stance Despite Disaster and Opposition"

Massaro, Allegra Tomassa (BMC) "Periods of Philanthropy in Education Reform: Intervention, Intent, Implementation and Impact"

Mercier, Tim (HC) "Building Hong Kong: Mix-use Developments and the Architecture of Density: Transport, Consumption and Spatial Appropriation in the Podium" [PDF]

Rahman, Nadera (BMC) "The Writing on the Walls: Controlling the Narrative of Public Art" [PDF]

Randazzo, Marley (HC) "San Francisco’s Tech Commuter Shuttles: Private Influence, Grassroots Mobilization and Commodification in the Neoliberal City"

Schindler, Joelle (BMC) "Looking at the Relationship Between Parks, Mega-events, and Livability in Atlanta, GA" [PDF] 

Slaby, Jacqueline (BMC) "Missing from the Narrative: Displacement of a People, Their Memories and Legacy in Battle Creek, Michigan" [PDF]

Tennakoon, Pamudu (BMC) "What Does Colonial Architecture Say About You? The Relationship Between Postcolonial Elites and Colonial Architecture"

Tjing, Leslie (HC) "Hedging Discourse: Implications of Federal Reserve Policy Rhetoric" [PDF]

2013-2014

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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” [PDF]

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” [PDF]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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” [PDF]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Kelly Duggan (BMC) "The Yonkers Problem" [PDF]

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

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

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

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

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" [PDF]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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" [PDF]

Taytiana Welch (BMC) "Architectural Change: Evolution of Spacial Significance in Historically Black Colleges and Universities" [PDF]

2011-2012

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

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

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

Willa Caughey (HC) "Connecting the Manhattan bike path" [PDF] 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Cristina Munoz (BMC) "Development of Environmental Justice Theory: Moving through Los Angeles County" [PDF]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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" [PDF]

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

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

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

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

2010-2011

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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” [PDF]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2009-2010

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

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" [PDF] [SC]

Ari Briski: "Environmentalism in Los Angeles: The Convergence of Equity, Urban Image, and Nature" 

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ellen Ginda: "City Greening Plans: Reflections of Transportation History" [PDF]

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

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

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

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

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

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

Maggie Lloyd: "The Eco-City and Affordable Housing" [PDF] 

Leslie Maienschein-Cline: "Modern Architecture: Bond and Beyond" [PDF]

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

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

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

Joanna Pinto-Coelho: "A Comparative Study of Immigration Policy & Attitudes Towards Unauthorized Immigrants in Montgomery County, Maryland and Prince William County, Virginia" 

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

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

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

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

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

Ananda Triulzi: "Refugee Encampment: Planning for Today and Tomorrow" [Word] 

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

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

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

Neha Agarwal: "New Urbanism: A look at Downtown Kendall, Florida and Celebration, Florida" [Word]

Sarah Ahmad: "Insuring Basic Health for the Urban Poor: Navigating Alternatives in Service Delivery for Lahore" [Word]

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" [Word]

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

Ari Briski: "Environmentalism in Los Angeles: the Convergence of Equity, Urban on Dublin's Cultural Identity" [Word]

Vicky Bryant: "Architectural Biennales and their Meanings" [Word]

Jeff Bumgardner (HAV): "A Sustainable Identity: Examining "Green" Resort Development"

Jackie Castellanos: "Monterey Park: Demythologizing the First Asian Majority Suburb/Transformation of an Ethnic Economy" [Word] 

Duncan Cooper (HAV): "Building Baltimore: City Image in the Inner Harbor and the Wire" [PDF]

Anna Ellis: "Urban Renewal Revisited: Changing Visions for Redevelopment in Philadelphia" [PDF]

Britt Fremstad: "Privatizing Camden's Water: How Neglect of the Public Sector Made Privatization 'Necessary'" [Word]

Katherine Fung: "Remaking the Ethnic Enclave: the Survival of Manhattan's Chinatown and the Changing Right to the City"

Tsega Gebreyesus: "Life Written on the Body: An Exploration of the Fluidity of Identity Through the Lens of Permanent and Non-Permanent Cultural Markers"

Michael Hildner (HAV): "Port Richmond, Philadelphia, PA: Understanding the Working Class Waterfront" [Word]

Sarita Kapadia (HAV): "Olympics and Housing: A Look into the Treatment of Underserved Populations Before and After the Games" [PDF]

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" [Word]

Georgia Lawrence: "Beyond Bricks and Mortar: How Community Development Corporations Foster the Revitalization of Livable Neighborhoods" [Word]

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" [Word]

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" [PDF]

Waldean Nelson (HAV): "Opera Houses: Symbols of Change" [Word]

Priya Pappu: "Clothing the City: PRADA + Its Star Architects" [Word]

Elizabeth Pounds: "Museums as Ambassadors:Architecture and Cultural Heritage on the National Mall" [Word]

Melanie Preston (HAV): "Monumental Mixed-Use Developments in U.S. Urban Centers: Examining Shared Consumer and Corporate Spaces" [Word]

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" [Word]

Thomas Sommerville (HAV): "Places in Time: The Cultural and Social Evolution of 20th Century Harlem" [PDF]

2007-2008

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" [PDF]

Nadia Barclay: "Cafe Culture in Beirut: A Center of Civil Society (16th Century-Present)" [PDF]

Eric Carlson (HAV): "Preservation for Revitalization: The Costs and Benefits of Preservation for Economic Revitalization in Charleston, Philadelphia, and Denver" [PDF]

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" [PDF] 

Leah Fiasca (HAV): "Dubrovnik: Restoring a UNESCO World Heritage Site" [PDF] 

Megan Grehl: "Itsuko Hasegwa and Kazuyo Sejima: A Case Study of How Two Japanese Women Architects Tackle Issues of Contemporary Society" [PDF]

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

Luke Henderson (HAV): "Neighborhood Revitalization in Hawthorne, Philadelphia: Concepts of Community in the HOPE VI Redevelopment of Housing (1997-present)" [PDF] 

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"

Alexis Leventhal: "Landover Regional Shopping Center - The Perceptions and Realities that Cause a Mall to Fall" 

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." [PDF]

John Magovern (HAV): "An Examination of Market Solutions to Global Environmental Problems: Carbon and Water" ​[PDF]

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 Practiceâ" [PDF]

Elisa Sepulveda: "Lima, Peru: Representation of a City and Culture" ​[PDF] 

Aley Thompson: "Exclusion, Displacement & Relocation: An Analysis of Public Housing and its Relation to the Revitalization of Newark, New Jersey" [PDF] 

Rachel Zack: "Lessons from Religious Institutions: Planning for the Many 'Communities' of West Philadelphia" [PDF]

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

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

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

Kim Cadena: "The Perfect Imagined Community: Marketing New Urbanism" [PDF] 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Lin Qian: "Far and Away, yet How Much That Mattered: Nanterre before May 68" [PDF]

Read, Anna: "Postwar Urbanism and Visionary Planning in Great Britain" [PDF]

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

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

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" [Word]

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

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

2005-2006

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

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

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" [PDF] 

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

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

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

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

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

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

Athena Tan: "Cinematic Citizenship: Consuming Tagalog Film in Manila" [PDF]

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

2004-2005

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

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

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

Kathryn Butler: "Suburban Meanings: Some Social and Cultural Implications of Collective Landscapes" ​[PDF]

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

Peilin Chen:"Department Stores and Malls: Changing Consumption Patterns" [PDF]

Jacob Chu: "Beyond Wild-Style - Graffiti and Urban Aesthetics in New York City" 


Robert Douglass (HAV): "Chestnut Hill Quaker Meeting: Expanding the Meetinghouse Paradigm" ​[PDF]

Misa Fujimura-Fanselow: "Homelessness in Tokyo: Competing Interpretations" [PDF]

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

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

Chris Kingsley: "Wireless Philadelphia" [PDF]

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

Monica Locsin: "Housing Policy in Manila" [PDF]

Eileen Marceau: "Bombings and Blockades: The Impact of the Maoist Insurgency on the Relationship between Kathmandu and its Hinterland" [PDF]

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

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

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

Sara Ross: "Re-designing Bryn Mawr: Creating an Alternative Center" ​[PDF]

2003-2004

Chelsea Arkin: "Grassroots Movements in Philadelphia" [PDF]

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" ​[PDF] 

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" [PDF] 

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

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

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

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

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

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

Shah Aashna Hossain: "Representations of London in Ethnic Film" [PDF]

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" [PDF]

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

Sonam Tamang: "Philadelphia on Film: Mainstream and Mainstream Representations of Gender, Race and Class" ​[PDF]

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

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

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

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" [PDF]

Nicole Zachary: "Marketing Heritage: Sustaining Images of Community in Vermont" ​[PDF]

2002-2003

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

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

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

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

T. Caroline Drucker: "Neue Kunst Information Mitte â Designing a Resource Center for Berlinâs Contemporary Arts Community" [PDF]

Michael Freedman (HAV): "From House Form to Urban Form" ​[PDF]

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" [PDF]

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

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

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

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

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

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

Keith Kaczorowski (HAV): "Imagination"

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

Anne J. Martin: "Experiencing the Urban Coffee Shop: The Social Space within Philadelphia's Coffee Shops" ​[PDF]

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

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

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

2001-2002

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

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

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

Brooke Conley: "Claiming Place: Squatter Movements In Berlin And Philadelphia" ​[PDF]

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" [PDF]

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

Margaret Grady-Troia: "Appropriated Dialogues: Exploring Venturi Scott Brown Archigram" [PDF]

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

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

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

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

Kim Ota: "The Portland Region As A Planning Model" ​[PDF]

Daria Ovide (HAV): "Creating A Restaurant Experience In The White Dog Cafe and Pod (Philadelphia)" [PDF]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2000-2001

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

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" [PDF] 

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

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

Fliflet, Naomi: "Palm Beach and the Circulation of American Elites" ​[PDF]

Gittlen, Lisa (HAV): "A Charmed 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" ​[PDF]

Hyams, Deborah: "Planning Division in a United City: Israeli Planning in Jerusalem since 1967" ​[PDF]

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

Klinger, Elissa: "Harlem: Myths of the City and Urban Health Care Delivery" ​[PDF] 

McCool, Joseph (HAV): "The Stadium and Urban Planning: A Comparison over Time" [PDF]

Morton, Craig (HAV): "Designing a Center for the Cities Program" ​[PDF]

Samarasingha, Tanya: "Adaptive Reuse in Historic Colombo, Sri Lanka" ​[PDF]

Tseng, Marla: "Latino Media and Latino Community in Philadelphia" [PDF]

Underwood, Elissa: "Fantasy Planning: What an Investment in Spectacles Means for Cities" ​[PDF]

Weidner, Sarah (HAV): "Constructing National Identity with Architecture: A Comparison of the Work of Luis Barragan in Mexico and Antonio Gauda in Catalonia" [PDF]

1999-2000

Arati Clarry: "Paradise Lost and Found: Examining the Impact of Corporate Tourism on Hawaiian Culture" [PDF]

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

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

Jennifer Hagan: "Reassessing Philadelphia's Empowerment Zone Plan for Development" [PDF]

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

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" [PDF] 

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

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" [PDF]

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" [PDF]

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

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" [PDF] 

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

1998-99

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Jane Meconi: "Womens Places in Victorian America" [PDF]

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

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" [PDF]

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

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

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

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

1997-1998

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

Barbara Craven: "Defining the Public in a 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" [PDF] 

Robert Harper (HAV): "Kensington Action Now (KAN) - A Case Study of Alinsky Organizing" [SC]

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

Jacinta Montoya: An Assessment of Business Improvements Districts as Effective Mechanisms for Urban Revitalization" 

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" [PDF]

1996-1997

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" ​[PDF]

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" [PDF]

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" [PDF]

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)" [PDF]

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" [PDF]

1995-1996

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 Burton (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" 

Kelly Randall: "Generations of Renewal - Changing the Image and Purpose of Downtown St. Petersburg, FL" 

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"

1994-1995

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" [PDF] 

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" 

Anya Lawler: "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"

Jennifer Morris: "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" [PDF]

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

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 1868-1896" 

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

1993-1994

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" 

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"

1992-1993

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"

1991-1992

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" 

Arthur Crane: "The New Rome: Federal Architecture in Washington DC 1930-1945" 

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: 1850-1990" 

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"

1990-1991

Susan Alderfer: "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"

1989-1990

Pamala B. Choi: "Philadelphia's Shingle Style Architecture" 

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

Gina Dorcely: "Class, Race, and Cultural Identity - An Historical Perspective on the Nexus of Voodoo, Politics, and Cultural Domination in Haiti" 

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

Elisabeth R. Friedman: "Grassroots Community Organizations: Case Studies of Six Organizations in the Philadelphia 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 Reign of the Second Empire Style in America" 

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

Seanna B. Melchior: "The Crisis in Solid Waste Management and the Potential for Community Recycling Programs" 

Lisa Orlandini: "Earth-Sheltered Housing - A Study of Viability as a Housing Type, On Its Own and When Adapting Its Features to Conventional Housing" 

Laurie B. Saroff: "The Use of the Mall as Urban Planning Technique" 

Rebecca N. Sauer: "A Statistical Test of Jane Jacob's Theory as Discussed in The Death and Life of Great American Cities" 

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

1988-1989

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

Patrick Bibbins (HAV): "United States Public Housing of the 1930s 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 in Southern California" 

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" 

Vicki Oppenheim: " Louis Sullivan's Ornamentation and Writings - the Evolution and Creation of an Indigenous American Architectural Style" 

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"

1987-1988

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 1969-1987: 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"

1986-1987

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" 

Chris 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"

1985-1986

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: "On Lewis Hine, Photography, and the American 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"

1984-1985

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 Center City Philadelphia"

1983-1984

Andre Bilokur (HAV): "The Architecture of Peter Eisenman - An Exploration of Meaning Through Criticism" 

Ingrid Go: "Also Van Eyck and the Mother's House" 

Jane Goffman: "Planning of a Life Care Community - A History of Reform" 

Sara Hathaway: "Radical Rainbow and Human Rights - When the Revolution Becomes Local Politics" 

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

Sarah Ludwig: "District 7 - The Study of Environmental Behavior in a Futuristic Urban Setting" 

Lori Meltzer (HAV): "The Day Care Dilemma and the Jane Senft Case" 

Mark Miller (HAV): "Charles Robert Ashbee and the Art of Craftsmanship" 

Martha Mohr: "The Boston Public Library: Origins, Architecture, Significance" 

Gilbert Schafer (HAV): "Anatomy of a Building Design: the Garden Pavilion as Studio" [PDF]

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"

1982-1983

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" 

Linda Rios: "A History and Comparison of Three Subway Systems: San Francisco's BART, Washington DC's METRO, and Atlanta's MARTA" 

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

1981-82 (unavailable)

1980-1981

Margrit Bergholz (HAV): "Housing Policy and Its Results - The Case of Mantua" 

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

Julie Bernatz: "Design Elements in Shopping Centers"

Anne Burri: "Versailles Under Louis XIV - The Community, The Chateau, and the Man" 

Ben Chien-Pin Lin: "Designing the First Space Colonies: The Stanford Torus Proposal" 

Cheryl Fields: "Ardmore and Bryn Mawr: A Comparative Analysis of Two Black Suburban Communities" 

Mary Anne Griss: "Recent Housing Developments in Lower Merion Township, PA - Their Significance to the Physical Atmosphere and Organization of the Suburb" 

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

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

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"

1979-1980

 

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" 

1978-1979

Theresa Craig: "the Forces of Change in the Hotel Industry in Center City Philadelphia" 

Katherine Davidge: "A Social Analysis of Dogon and Yoruban Architecture" 

Shahin Farzaneh: "Western Development in Developing Countries and an Analysis of Two Projects in Iran - Shahestan Pahlavi and Nuran" 

Jeanne Gilmore: "Community Planning with Solar Energy" 

Andrea Glickhouse: "Political Participation in Philadelphia: A Case Study" 

Helen Horton: "Juvenile Courts in the United States: History, Philosophy, and Procedures" 

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

Nancy Seibert: "An Architectural Overview of Bryn Mawr, PA" 

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

Shawn Towey: "Shelters for Battered Women - Women's Liberation and Social Services" 

Gwendolyn Urey: "The Contemporary Mural Movement in Sociological Perspective, 1967-Present"

1977-1978

Susan Bradford: "The Development of Speculative Row Housing in Philadelphia" 

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" 

Suzy Edelstein: Citizen Participation by the Poor - What Philadelphia Didn't Want, Philadelphia Didn't Get: A Case Study of the Philadelphia Model Cities Program, 1966-1973" 

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" 

1976-1977

Elizabeth Ash: "The Design of a Playground" 

Caverlee Cary: "An Examination of the Image of the City in King Vidor's 'The Crowd' (1928)" 

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): "Burglar Types and Their Relation to Income Type of Neighborhood Victimized" 

Barbara Sanson: "The Changing Role of the Architect as Exemplified in the Career of Christopher Wren"

1975-1976

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" 

1974-1975

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

1973-1974

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: A Zenith in the Art of Public Park Design During the First Phase of the Public Park Movement" 

Justine S. Lisser: "Boulevard and Boulevardiers: A Study of the Role of the Boulevard du Nord in Paris and the Society of the Second Empire" 

1972-1973

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

1971-1972

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

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