Theses (Historic Preservation)

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

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Theses from 1998

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Hydraulic Lime Mortars, Peter Thomas Ellison

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Use Plan and Restoration Guidelines for the Swiss Factory Lodge at Montgomery Place Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, Margaret Elizabeth Gaertner

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The MacFarlan House: A Survey of an Okie-Designed Work in Progress, Rebecca Angeline Geist

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Bethesda Terrace: Conditions Assessment and Evaluation of Previous Stone Conservation Treatments, Christopher John Gembinski

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The Effects of Wood Ash Additive on the Structural Properties of Lime Plaster, Mark Mendel Goodman

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Central Changes in Domestic Heating: Lingering Traditions and New Technology in Philadelphia, 1690-1890, Mathew E. Grubel

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Eden Hall: A Cultural Historic Landscape, Benjamin Knute Haavik

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Making History: Reconstructing Historic Structures in the National Park System, Michael James Kelleher

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A Characterization and Analysis of the Floor Plasters from the Acropolis at Copan, Honduras, Lorraine McVey

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The Italian Market: A Neighborhood Commercial Core, Simone Elizabeth Monteleone

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Structural Failures of Single Wall Construction in a Western Mining Town: Bodie, California, Andrea Sue Morrison

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Protection and Environmental Control of the Plastered Mudbrick Walls at Çatalhöyük, Elizabeth Moss

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The First Bank of the United States, Reevaluating Success: A Conservation Conditions Assessment Survey and Analysis of Previous Treatments, Guy R. Munsch

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Historic Resources for Rent: Cornog's Bottom Farmstead and the Residence Rental Program at Ridley Creek State Park, Monica Ann Pawlowski

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Cultural Landscape Preservation Issues: Tsankawi Mesa, Bandelier National Monument, Shaun Provencher

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The Impulse to Preserve: A Theory of Historic Preservation, Debora de Moraes Rodrigues

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Cultural Intersections and Historic Preservation: A Study of Las Vegas, New Mexico, Eileen Vanessa Rojas

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A Promotional Plan for Fairmount Park: An Expansion of the Role and Revenue Sources for the Proposed Fairmount Park Conservancy, Courtney Cockrell Stephenson

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The Period Rooms at Ryerss Museum: A History and Photographic Analysis, Laura Keim Stutman

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Plan for the Stabilization and Removal of Wall Paintings at Çatalhöyük, Catherine E. Turton

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Finishes Analysis in the Saloon, Fonthill, Marianne Bernice Walsh

Theses from 1997

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Conservation of Cultural Identity Through the Care of Monuments: Guidelines for the Lednice-Valtice Monument Zone, Veronica E. Aplenc

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Preservation of Historic Interiors: Retaining Fixtures in Significant Buildings, Xavier Robert Ávila

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The Evolution of the Nineteenth-Century American Dining Room: From Sitting Room to Separate Room, Leslie Susan Berman

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Models of Success: An Examination of Three Philadelphia Historic House Museums, N. Elizabeth Farthing Bitterman

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To Document and Persuade: The American Preservation Movement and Its Use of Motion Pictures, 1952-1995, Michael Raymond Cabana

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The Woodlands: Documentation of an American Interior, Catherine Ann Carosino

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House Museums, Who's Minding the Site?: A Study of the Attributes of Professional Historic Site Directors, Julia Elizabeth Coombs

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A Preservation Analysis of and Recommendations for WPA-Built Outbuildings in the Wissahickon Valley, Katherine E. Cowing

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Understanding the Big Box: Negotiating with a Large Scale National Retailer to Protect Main Street, Lenette Michele Curtis

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Roles of Historic Theatres in Urban Revitalization: The Detroit Theatre District and Philadelphia's Avenue of the Arts, Johnette Ella Davies

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Bellaire Manor, Neeta Jitendra Desai

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A Comparative Study of Thomas Jefferson's Renders at Poplar Forest, University of Virginia, and Barboursville, Kristin Meredith Fetzer

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Biodeterioration of Stone: An Evaluation of Possible Treatments and Their Effects with Special Reference to Marble Statuary at Cliveden, Germantown, Pennsylvania, Karen Jean Fix

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Analysis and Interpretation of the Interior Painted Finishes of the Mathews-Lockwood Mansion, Susanna C. Fourie

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Exterior Stuccoes as an Interpretive and Conservation Asset: The Aiken-Rhett House, Charleston, SC, James Christopher Frey

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A Case Study for the Preservation of a Usonian House by Frank Lloyd Wright, Catherine Jill Goldberg

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The Fairmount Water Works: Can This National Historic Landmark Be Restored with Help from a Municipally Supported Nonprofit Organization?, Elizabeth C. Harvey

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How the Other Nine-Tenths Lived: Interpreting the Working Class Experience in Philadelphia, 1870-1900, Allison Elizabeth Kelsey

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The Swiss Room: A Comparative Analysis, Judith Frances Kennedy

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Historic Structures in the Redevelopment Process Market Street East, Philadelphia, Lisa Marie Kolakowsky

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Adaptive Use Proposal for the Headquarters of the Historical Society of Schuylkill Valley, Amy Michelle Loewentstein

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Characterization and Conditions Assessment of the Sacristy Window Mission San José y San Miguel de Aguayo San Antonio, Texas, Katherine Ann McDowell

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The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion: Seasonal Dress as an Interpretive Tool, Stephanie Phillips

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The Bulkheads Along the Bay: Rehabilitating San Francisco's Historic Waterfront Resources, Kellie Anne Phipps

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Frank Lloyd Wright's Hanna House: Recommendations for a Seismic Strengthening Program, Carolyn Ruddell Samuels

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The Identification and Conservation of the Interior Architectural Plastics at Dragon Rock (Vol. 1), Christeen Yoriko Taniguchi

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The Identification and Conservation of the Interior Architectural Plastics at Dragon Rock (Vol. 2), Christeen Yoriko Taniguchi

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Cemetery Landscapes of Philadelphia, René L. C. Torres

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Commerce, Ceremony, Community: Philadelphia's Convention Hall in Context, Sarah Elisabeth Zurier

Theses from 1996

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Nineteenth Century Arboretums in Southeastern Pennsylvania: An Examination of the Legacy of Natural History and Its Ramifications in the Preservation of the Historic Landscape, M. Elizabeth Appleby

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There's Treasures in Them Thar Hills...But Will They Be Saved?: Enhanced Historic Preservation in Fredericksburg, Texas, William Eric Breitkreutz

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From "Beach Front Palaces" to Preservation Dilemmas: The History and Historic Preservation of the Two Defining Structures of Asbury Park's Shorefront Landscape, Calista K. Clearly

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Characterization and Analysis of Prehistoric Earthen Plasters, Mortars, and Paints from Mug House, Mesa Verde National Park Colorado, Linnaea A. Dix

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A Program of Investigation and Laboratory Research of Acrylic-Modified Earthen Mortar Used at Three Prehistoric Puebloan Sites, Robert Lyle Hartzler

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Approaches to the Conservation of Salt Deteriorated Brick, James M. Hewat

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Belmont Mansion: A Conditions Survey of the Ornamental Plaster Ceilings of Rooms 101 and 205, Amy Cole Ives

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Characterization and Consolidation of Pennsylvania Blue Marble, with a Case Study of the Second Bank of the United States, Philadelphia, PA, Jocelyn Kimmel

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Analysis and Consolidation of Architectural Plasters from Çatalhöyük, Turkey, Evan Kopelson

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Heritage Education in the Postmodern Curriculum, Cathleen Ann Lambert

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Fixing Dreams: Preserving America's Folk Art Environments, Jay Laurence Platt

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Repair of Damaged Glazed Terra Cotta Surfaces: A Comparative Study of Remedial Coatings for Their Effectiveness on Areas of Glaze Loss in Temperate Maritime Weathering Conditions, Jessica Amy Sloop

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Religious Institutions and Faith-Based Community Development Corporations: A Link Between Affordable Housing and Historic Preservation in Inner City Neighborhoods, Andrea Joy Cochrane Strassner

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A Use Plan and Furnishing Recommendations for the Craven Hall Historical Society, Robin Jane Weidlich

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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Complexity, Contradiction, and Copyright: Evolving Intellectual Property Doctrine and the Practice of Architecture in the United States, Robert E. Saarnio

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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