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Senior Capstone Projects from 2016

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Synergistic space: reinvestigating Main Street, Poughkeepsie at street level, Huong Dinh

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The 421-a tax abatement program: Affordable housing policy and its effect on characterizing Brooklyn communities, Jonathan Hong

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Hands on the street: The rise of creative placemaking and everyday tactics in Poughkeepsie, NY, Destin McMurry

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Public parks from where and for whom? Settler colonialism and the “progressive” erasure of Native spaces in Madison, WI, Christian S. Phelps

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Affective masculinities and suburban identities: Nu-metal as reflexive art, Niccolo Porcello

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Planning, policy and the use of bike share programs in Montréal and New York City, Jonah Williams

Senior Capstone Projects from 2015

Grand Illusion: A Critical Appraisal of Paris’s Divisive Makeover, Emma D. Bird

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Urban Growth and the Slum: Analyzing Redevelopment Through Tri-Sector Networks, Kiran W. Chapman

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Can You Get There From Here? Creating a User-Friendly Mobility Experience for Dutchess County, Peter Eccles

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From Emergency Shelters to Housing First: Rethinking Solutions to Urban Homelessness, Emma Foley

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Paradise Is Not a Dream: The Evolution of the New Urbanism in Florida, Simon Hardt

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Home Base: Identity and Belonging in a Gentrifying South Bronx, Susan Denise Martinez

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A World in Itself: The University, the College Center, and the Fantasy Aesthetic of Heterotopia, Brett Alexander Merriam

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Performing the Great Queer Hope, Kevin Ritter

Chinese Historic Preservation: Historic districts under contemporary redevelopment, Jiajing Sun

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Down the shore everything’s all right: Cultural restructurings in greater New York’s coastal leisure sites, Uriel O. Walker

Senior Capstone Projects from 2014

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Perennial Tensions in NYC Communty Gardens: An Analysis of New York City’s Greenthumb Program, Emma Carter

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Shifting Gears: Approaches to Bicycle Activism in New York City, Isabel Deixel

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Which Time Is It? Multi-temporality and the Illegibility of the Vassar Campus, Philip Durniak

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Living with Historic Preservation: A Study of the Past as it is Remembered in the Present by Three Case Studies in the City of Poughkeepsie, New York, Katharine George

The Figure of the Artist in Creative Class Urbanism, Riley Gold

Developing the design of a food hub through the adaptive reuse of the abandoned Poughkeepsie Underwear Factory building, Carlos Ignacio Hernández Tellez

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The Brooklyn Waterfront: Building for a Resilient and Sustainable Future, Ian Leidner

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“It’s Not Little Senegal”: The Tactical Redefinition of the Senegalese Ethnic Enclave In Gentrified Harlem, New York, Isaac Lindy

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Conceptions of Race in Higher Education: How Colleges and Universities’ Injurious Relations with Predominantly Black Localities Exacerbate White Students’ Racial Biases, Julia V. Maltby

Forgetting to Remember: Negotiating the past in Chinatown, Singapore, Charlotte Ong

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Uniting Discourses of Sustainability and the Social Environment: Modeling Connections Between Seemingly Disparate Fields, Andrea Sherman

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Deconstructing the Dual City: Preservation and Tourism in La Habana Vieja, Lauren Stamm

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Policy Transfer and the Global City Dilemma, Claire Summers

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Healing Architecture: Unraveling the Spatial Problematic of the Emergency Room Waiting Area Through Tactical Urbanistic Intervention, Elizabeth Tepler

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Tactical Urban Interventions in the Neoliberal City, Logan Andrew Woodruff

Senior Capstone Projects from 2013

In the Business of Change: Food Hubs, Entrepreneurialism, and the Politics of Devolution, Celia Holl Castellan

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A Field Guide to Urbanism: Portland, Oregon Edition, Michelle Dingsun

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Move It Along: The Social-Spatial Imaginaries of Urban Spaces and the Exclusion of Homeless Populations, Devin B. Griffin

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Drifting through Occupied Architectures: Confining Necessity and Apophenic Resistance, Nicholas Korody

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Ecological Atonement in Fresh Kills: From Landfill to Landscape, Marissa Reilly

The Great Divergence in the Suburbs: Suburban Poverty and Second-Class Citizenship, Mariesa Samba

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Towards an Understanding of Marginality: Race and Class Relations in the Villas Miserias of Buenos Aires, Priscilla Sevilla

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Architecture as Instruction: Paradigmatic Interventions in the Favelas of Rio de Janeiro, Noah Zaccaglini

Senior Capstone Projects from 2012

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The Future is Your Choice: Art, Urbanism, and Activism in the (Post)industrial City, Nicholas Burrell

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No School Left Behind: The Power of School-Community Partnership, Emily Dunuwila

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Take Me to the River: An Examination of Two Hudson Valley Riverfront Parks in the Context of Urban Revitalization, Cassie Hackel

A Womanist Approach to Urban Development on 125th Street: Making the Case for the Unmarked, Assefash T. Makonnen

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The Landscape Of Industrial Spectacle: Reviving Public Interest in Production, William Mann

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What does sustainability mean in Hunts Point, the Bronx?, Sam Smouha

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On the Beat: A survey of surveillance in Brooklyn, NY, Allison Tilden

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Exploring Identity Zones: A Case Study in Urban After-School Space and Black Masculinity, Pamela Vogel

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Route 9 Urbanism: Animating the Architecture of Consumption, Amanda Wigen

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Re-Imagining the Industrial Landscape through Adaptive Reuse: Comparative Case Studies from New York and the Ruhr Valley, Zachary Zeilman

Senior Capstone Projects from 2011

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Visually Constructing Citizenship: Photography, Race and Immigration Policy in America, Carola Mason Beeney

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Icons of the East: Urban Planning in Post Wende Berlin, Conrad Leander Brotz

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The Rise of Urbanization and Social Control: Secondary Schooling, the Reformatory Movement and the Realignment of Separate Spheres in the United States, Siena Chiang

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The Odds of Changing the Odds: Adapting the Harlem Children’s Zone through the Promise Neighborhoods Initiative, Mallory Easton

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seized space : two projects for poughkeepsie, new york, Ethan Fischer

Deconstructing the Urban Achievement Gap in Poughkeepsie, NY, Anna-Elysia Glover

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Challenging Neoliberalism Through Sustainability Initiatives at the Local Level in New Jersey, Alistair Hall

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Community Gardening and Critical Mentoring as a Means of Youth Empowerment, Dylan Hamilton

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A Companion to the Toolbox for the Power Kingdom: Using Main Street Poughkeepsie’s between-use spaces to build an open, vibrant community district, John McCartin

Transportation Policy in the United States Case Study: Poughkeepsie, New York The Development of Public Transportation Infrastructure in the Urban Landscape, Katie Mullen

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Re-using the Ashes: Reimagined Spaces in Detroit, Elizabeth Pugh

A Practical Guide to the Architecture of Assembly, Carsten C. S. Rodin

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The Poetic Forms of Cities in Eleven Labyrinths, Davis Wang

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A View from Above: Reimagining Poughkeepsie Through the Lens of the Walkway over the Hudson, Michael Zipp