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    • Madison State of Mind: Demographics and Urban Form on State Street 

      Roberts, Dave; Puerling, Dan; Ludtke, Morgan; Baker, Will (2013-12)
      The 500 block of State Street, in downtown Madison, Wisconsin, is currently undergoing a radical landscape change through the construction of a new high rise apartment complex called ?The Hub?. This study seeks to discover ...
    • Madison's Fast Track? The Impacts of a Light Rail Transit System on Property Value in the Madison Area 

      Danzinger, Luke; Collins, Mary; Dickerson, Kristen (2009-12)
      Because there does appear to be a link between property value and proximity to the rail, we will study the different variables that influence change. It is important to understand this change because property value is ...
    • Madison's Urban Fire Regime 

      Cain, Jonathan; Schmelter, Michael (2013-12)
      This research looks at documented major fire incidents from 1855 to the present day, Madison, Wisconsin. It draws mostly upon primary sources including fire marshall reports, newspaper articles, and interviews from first ...
    • Microbreweries and Culture in the Greater Madison Area 

      Ross, Eli; Sterling, Chandler; Daniels, Evan (2009-12-17)
      In this study, we investigate how microbreweries serve a part of that neolocal ethic of the Madison area as they reflect and shape local meanings and attachments to place through experience and symbolism. People yearn for ...
    • Microbreweries and Place Marketing -? Madison, WI 

      Zickert, Kevin; Nathani, Rian; Englebert, Kevin (2014-12)
      Microbreweries have established themselves as providers of unique, high-quality beer in what has become a flourishing niche in the beer market. Over the course of recent decades they have set themselves apart from the mass ...
    • Milling the Future: Sustainable Forestry and Sawmill Operations in Northern Wisconsin 

      Powell, Holly; Poulos, Valerie; Ory, Tom; Berberet, Anna (2010-12)
      The logging and sawmill industries have played a crucial role in shaping the landscape, economy, and culture of northern Wisconsin. They proved to be an influential force behind the foundation of Wisconsin, influencing the ...
    • Milwaukee's History of Segregation and Development: a Biography of Four Neighborhoods 

      Paulson, Jessie; Wierschke, Meghan; Kim, Gabe Jun Ha (2016)
      Today, Milwaukee, Wisconsin is the most highly segregated city in the United States. Though many try to pinpoint who or what to blame, one cannot understand Milwaukee’s current or future without understanding the cities ...
    • Mobile Foodscapes: a Case Study of Food Carts on Madison's Isthmus 

      Prendergast, Olivia; Grosenick, Sam; Quinn, Chloe (2012-12)
      Our research investigates the food cart scene on Madison's Isthmus. City policies and regulations focus the density of food carts on Library Mall on the UW-Madison campus; however we emphasize in our narrative the social ...
    • Norwegian-American Cultural Landscapes in Dane County, Wisconsin: Changes through Time 

      Broman, Giso; Boldt, Helen; Smith, Patrick Winston; Puntney, Mandy (2010-12-14)
      Norwegian immigration to Dane County, Wisconsin began in the 1840s because of land availability and economic opportunities and accelerated by the 1870s, due to demographic changes. Norwegian immigrants formed communities ...
    • Online Communities: Interactions and PlaceMaking in a Virtual Environment 

      Rohn, AJ; Ripp, Morgan; Kutsch, Brandon; Gorski, Tyler (2014-12)
      We are studying placemaking online and how and why people participate in these communities. In our literature review we focus on the unique aspects of virtual space such as the varying degrees of anonymity, the disjoint ...
    • Out of the Loop: Transit Deserts, Health and Well-Being in Chicago 

      Becerra, Jasmin; Vriezen, Grace; Fredericks, Meg; Herron, Carly (2017)
      This project explores access to public transportation in the city of Chicago through the Chicago Transit Authority’s light-rail train network, referred to as the ‘L’. Using this network, we investigated the correlation ...
    • Past, Present and Future Development of James Madison Park 

      Bernhardt, Paige; David, Andy; Gutierrez, Valora; McFarlane, Duncan (2018)
      This case study examines the redevelopment process of James Madison Park by asking two questions: (1) How has James Madison Park changed through time and why? and (2) What populations are best served and not served by ...
    • People, Parks and Places: an Analysis of Green Spaces in Madison Through Sentiment Mapping 

      Molinaro, Samuel; Kim, Shannon; Wettstein, August (2018)
      This paper examines the role of parks and green spaces in creating social interaction and strengthening community ties. How park structure, both physical and institutional influence sentiments and the use of the spaces, ...
    • Perceptions and Possibilities: Renewable Energy on the UW-Madison Campus 

      Burg, Ally; Eibergen, Andrea; Hersh, Jordan; Kazar, Suzie (2017)
      This study examined the perceptions and possibilities of future renewable energy utilization on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus to determine the realistic future of implementation. We accomplished this through ...
    • Permanent Public Art in Madison 

      Gordon, Sela; King, Andrew; Streiffer, Catherine (2016-06-16)
      Where is the public art in Madison and who is served by it? We catalogued, photographed, and geotagged 81 permanent, publicly owned, outdoor artworks in Madison, creating a GIS layer from their locations and other ...
    • Perspectives of Locality in Madison, WI: Knowing Farmers, Food, and Fields of View 

      White, Grace; Hollister, Justin; Durkin, Brendan (2012)
      Wisconsin?s deep-rooted traditions of farming and activism fuse to form a unique and dynamic local food landscape. This comprehensive overview of local food landscapes explores alternative definitions of local food, describes ...
    • Picnic in the Park: A Demographic Case Study of Brittingham Park 

      Kannard, Amanda; Schellinger, Grace; Bukowski, Anna; Zirbel, Chad (2011-12-18)
      This case study examines the demographic composition, use patterns and perception of Brittingham Park patrons. In seeking to answer the research question who uses Brittingham Park and why, we used both quantitative and ...
    • Picnic Point: A Study on Student Use and Perception 

      Marshment-Howell, Bobby; Morganroth, Alex; Paust, Brad; Shimeall, Charlie (2011)
      Interest in the 21st century understanding of green space sparked research on university students' perceptions and uses of the Lakeshore Nature Preserve, specifically Picnic Point, which has belonged to the University of ...
    • Prairie du Chien: the Americanization of a French Settlement 

      McEssey, Thomas R.; Goldstein, David A.; Zamora, Michelle F.; Myers, Carly N. (2009-05)
      The French had a significant influence on the settlement of the United States, impacting city planning, land divisions, architecture, religion and many other aspects of life. Coming to the United States in search of trade ...
    • Prairie Restoration in Green County, Wisconsin 

      Spencer, Ilsa; Sigg, Hannah; Grych, Aaron; Lauridsen, Zachary (2018)
      This paper lays out a comparison of prairie restoration sites in three separate stages of progress: one prospective, one in-progress and one established. Through interviews with three restoration experts connected to ...