Theses (Historic Preservation)

 
This collection contains theses from the Graduate Program in Historic Preservation.

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Theses from 1995

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Architectural Exterior Finishes in the Spanish Caribbean. Case Studies: San Geronimo and Santa Elena Powder Magazines, Almyr M. Alba

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The Characterization and Analysis of Ornamental Cast Stone and Stucco from the Palacio Errazuriz, Buenos Aires, Argentina, James Valente Banta

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The Burcham Farm: From Marsh to Farm to Factory, Patricia Joan Bovers

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The Roman Tetrakionion at Ancient Aphrodisias: An Analysis, Documentation, and Reconstruction Program, John Edward Boyer

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The Garden in the Machine: The Cultural Landscape of the Urban Major League Baseball Parks of 1909-1923, Matthew Bolster Bronski

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An Investigation on the Effect of Brick Dust on Lime-Based Mortars, John Glengary Carr

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The Maryland House and Garden Pilgrimage as a Preservation Force in Maryland (1930-1994), Alice Parrish Duffee Coneybeer

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Turcoman Portieres and Arabia's Sweetest Perfumes: The Turkish Style in American Middle-Class Interiors, 1890-1930, Karina Helen Hiltje Corrigan

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Consolidation and Adhesive Repair of Volcanic Tuff Case Study: Conservation of Volcanic Tuff at the Old Stone Church of Mission San Juan Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, California, Evin Hewett Erder

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An Alternative Theory of the Design and Construction of Drayton Hall, Robert Garrett FitzGerald

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Demolition by Neglect: A Loophole in Preservation Policy, Andrea Merrill Goldwyn

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The Historical Development of Genoa Square in Acre Israel from the Seventh Century to the Present Day, Amy Suzanne Hollander

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Section 106 and Affordable Housing, Joseph Alan King

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Decoding Cultural Landscapes: Interpretive Trails and Their Potential to Promote Preservation Initiatives, Alison Leigh McDowell

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The Pawling/Wetherhill House at Walnut Hill Estate: An Architectural Interpretation, Christine Pilar Mesa

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A Critical Analysis of Land Trusts and Their Use of Conservation Easements as an Effective Tool for Open Space Preservation, Susan Louise Monahan

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The Improvement Company Houses, Rose Valley, PA: The Democratic Vision of William L. Price, Elizabeth Tighe Sippel

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Fort Sheridan, Illinois: An Analysis of Its Significance, Its Closure, and Possible Alternative Uses, Christen Denise Smith

Theses from 1994

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The Banking Crisis and Cultural Resources: The Role of the RTC and FDIC When Liquidating Historic Properties, Joshua J. Bloom

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A Comparative Study of the Effects of Applying Acrylics and Silanes in Sequence and in Mixture: With a Case Study of the Column in the Convento of Mission San José y San Miguel de Aguayo, Texas, Anne E. Brackin

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"Nature's Retreat for Weary Bodies and Tired Brains": Scenic Byway Designation as a Preservation Tool for Topsfield, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Rogers Brown

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Ward's Island: A Community Worth Saving, Alison Suki Suzanne Katherine Diamond

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The Building of Auguste Perret in Alexandria: A Case for Preservation of Modern Egyptian Architecture: Historic Preservation Defined, Alaa Elwi El-Habashi

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Cultural Landscape Study of Fort Union National Monument, Amy L. Freitag

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Reading Henry Hobson Richardson's Trains Stations: The Context of Locale, Janel Elizabeth Houton

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"Blessed Spot" Along the Perkiomen: An Historical Analysis of Mill Grove, Rebecca Anne Hunt

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Interpretation Program for the Van Wyck Lefferts Tide Mill, Michal Kucik

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The Documentation of Nineteenth-Century Gardens: An Examination of the New Orleans Notarial Archives, Stephanie Blythe Lewis

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A Comparative Study of Epoxide Resin and Cementitious Grouts for the Delamination of Sandstone at El Morro National Monument, New Mexico, Dawn Marie Melbourne

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Placing the Fulcrum: Balancing Preservation and Use in Chadd's Ford, Pennsylvania, James Thomas Parkinson IV

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At the Stroke of a Brush: Painted Architecture as a Preservation Alternative, Derek Christopher Satchell

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An Analysis of the Domestic Workers' Place in the Late Nineteenth Century Household, Christine A. Spencer

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An Examination of Corporate Investment in Tandem Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit and Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Projects, Stacy Elizabeth Spies

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The Early Life and Career of Joseph Don Carlos Young (1855-1938): A Study of Utah's First Institutionally Trained Architect to 1884, P. Bradford Westwood

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Closing Military Bases: National Disaster or National Opportunity?, Brooke Danielle Wortham

Theses from 1993

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Preservation in Ridley Creek State Park: Documentation of the Historic Farmsteads, Jeffrey Robert Barr

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The Abington YMCA: A Case Study of an American Institutional Building Type, Christine Durham Bogrette

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The Graperies and Grapes of Nicholas Biddle's Andalusia: A Study in Greek Revival Landscape Pursuits, Emily Tyson Cooperman

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Arden: The Architecture and Planning of a Delaware Utopia, Eliza Harvey Edwards

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A Case-Based Analysis of the Investment Effects of the Community Revitalization Tax Act, Pericles P. Gregoriou

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Preservation Planning for a Rural Village: Harrisonville, South Harrison Township, New Jersey, Rosemary Infante

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An Analysis of Public and Private Design Review: Neo-Traditional Development Standards and Historic Preservation Ordinances, Jean Ellen Janson

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Exploring Attitudes Towards Preservation: A Case Study of Atlanta, Georgia's Cabbagetown, Joshua Michael Silver

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The Application of Computer Controlled Data Management to the Historic Structure Report, Raymond L. Tschoepe

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The New Jersey Quaker Meeting House: A Typology and Inventory, Damon Tvaryanas

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Facade Easements: A Preservation Alternative for Historic Eagles Mere, Pennsylvania, Robert J. Wise Jr.

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The Residential Architecture of Walter K. Durham in Lower Merion Township, 1925-1968: Typological Analysis and Conservation Guidelines, Jean Kessler Wolf

Theses from 1992

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A Study of Postwar Architecture in Center City, Philadelphia, Jeffrey L. Baumoel

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Preservation Planning: An Approach to Land-Use Management: The King's Park Psychiatric Center, Long Island, New York, Joan Mary Brierton

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City of Philadelphia Municipal Piers 3, 5, 9, and 11: Documenting the Development of Philadelphia's Early Twentieth Century Port, Cloantha Wade Copass

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The Theater Designs of C. Howard Crane, Lisa Maria DiChiera

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Domestic Security: The Holmes Burglar Alarm Telegraph, 1853-1876, Karen C. S. Donnelly

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A Conservation Study of an Anasazi Earthen Mural at Aztec Ruins National Monument, Mirna Eliana Goldberger

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Documenting a Design: The Thomas Ustick Walter House, 1861-1866, Germantown, Pennsylvania, Stephen G. Harrison

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Early Concepts of Historic Preservation: The Restoration of Carpenters' Hall, 1857-1876, Mark Isaksen

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The Transfer of Development Rights in Center City Philadelphia, James Morse Jones

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Understanding Business District Revitalization and Design in Small Communities: A Revitalization and Design Study of Galax, Virginia, Paul Hardin Kapp

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A Conservation Study of the Decorative Paintings at Whitney Plantation, St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana, Thaddeus Roger Kilpatrick III

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Unwinding the Past: An Educational Program for the Preservation Planning Process, Sarah Payne Korjeff

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The Decorative Work of George Herzog: 1851-1920, Mark C. Luellen

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Untangling the History of the Pawling/Wetherill House at Walnut Hill Estate, Pawling Road, Lower Providence Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, Thomas Clinton McGimsey

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A Decorative Analysis of Phil-Ellena, A Greek Revival, Philadelphia Mansion, Sheryl Farber Mikelberg

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Guastavino Tile Construction: An Analysis of a Modern Cohesive Construction Technique, Ann Katharine Milkovich

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A Technical Investigation of Painting Medium: The Analysis of Three Wall Paintings by Constantino Brumidi in the United States Capitol: A Case Study, Catherine Sterling Myers

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Alkoxysilanes Consolidation of Stone and Earthen Building Materials, Isil Öztürk

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Getting a Seat at the Table: A Role for the State Historic Preservation Plan, Lyssa Djuna Papazian

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The Quaker Domestic Interior, Philadelphia 1780-1830: An Artifactual Investigation of the "Quaker Esthetic" at Wyck House, Philadelphia and Collen Brook Farm, Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, Sara Margaret Pennell

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Old St. Peter's Protestant Episcopal Church, Philadelphia: An Architectural History and Inventory (1758-1991), Frederick Lee Richards

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The Restoration of Late Nineteenth-Century Bathrooms: A Two Part Study, Paula Joan Sagerman

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The Pawling Farmhouse at Walnut Hill: Valley Forge National Historical Park, Jennifer Anne Stark

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Pretty Posies: The Colonial Revival's Influence on the Use of Flowers in Historic Interiors, Gay Elizabeth Vietzke

Theses from 1991

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Traditional Architectural Renders on Earthen Surfaces, Maria Isabel G. Beas

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The Role of Historical Elements in Postmodernism: An Attempt to Converse Through Keystones, Mary Buchanan Brush

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Congress Hall Hotel: An Historic Structure Report, Michael Calafati

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Restoration and Design Project for Philadelphia Chinatown, Kuo-Wei Chang

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Usonia II, Ciorsdan Cathleen Conran

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Bringing New Life to Historic Urban Parks: Identifying the Key Elements of the Restoration Process, Andrew Mark Goldfrank

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University Avenue Bridge, Philadelphia: An Historic Structure Report, Thomas Clayton Jester

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A Proposed Affordable Historic Housing Program for the State of New Jersey, Deborah Marquis Kelly

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The Woodlands: A "Matchless Place", Timothy Preston Long

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Balancing Priorities: Historic Preservation, Affordable Housing, and Life Safety, Milton Marks

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Changing Perceptions of the Bedchamber: A Study of Furniture and Furnishings in Philadelphia County, 1800-1900, Andree Marie Mey

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A Primary Resource for the Restoration, Reconstruction and/or Replication of 18th and Early 19th Century Architectural Elements: The Architectural Study Collection of Independence National Historical Park, Carl Edward Nittinger

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A Consideration of the Development and Conservation of Metal-Skeleton Buildings: 1884-1932, Lori Wynne Plavin

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Models for Protecting Our Heritage: Alternatives for the Preservation of Public or Non-Profit Owned Historic Resources, Alexis Haight Shutt

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The Historic American Buildings Survey in Philadelphia, 1950-1966: Shaping Postwar Preservation, Elise Vider

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Function and Use of a Nineteenth-Century Barn: "Walnut Hill" Estate, Pawling Road, Lower Providence Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, Brooke Elin Vincent

Theses from 1990

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The Site Development of "Black Rocks" Located in Lower Merion Township Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, Anne ElizaBeth Bede

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Rehabilitation Guidelines for Historic Adobe Structures in Northern New Mexico, Hector M. Abreu Cintron

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"The Route of Scenic Charm": A Case Study of the Delaware, Lackawanna, and Western Railroad in the American Landscape, 1880-1940, Susan Elizabeth Ellis

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Mohican Cottage on Lake George, Catherine Schafer Frankel

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Mineville, New York: A Concrete Industrial Village in the Heart of the Adirondack Forests, Ann-Isabel Friedman

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The Schuylkill River Heritage Corridor: The Study and Interpretation of Its Cultural Landscape, Jennifer Bryan Goodman

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Plumbing at the Highlands, Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, 1845-1904, Jennifer A. Haskell

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Rural Conservation: A Vision for the Aaron Garrett Property, Ann Catherine Hausmann

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Architecture as a Portrait of Circumstance: The Restoration Career of George Edwin Brumbaugh, Cynthia Anne Rose

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Granite Deterioration in the Graveyard of Saint James the Less, Philadelphia, Kathryn Marit Sather

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Practical Rehabilitation: A Guide for the Revitalization of Older, Urban Neighborhoods, Adam David Schneider

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Grumblethorpe: An Historic Landscape Report, Jay Davidson Susanin

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Neighborhood Conservation Zoning: A Feasibility Study for Philadelphia, PA, Laura Virginia Trieschmann