Atlas of the Albany Bulb: Refuge in Refuse
Global Urban Humanities Initiative Project Director Susan Moffat organized one section of the exhibit Refuge in Refuse: Homesteading Art & Culture Project, which included oral histories and maps exploring the natural and cultural landscape of the Albany Bulb--a landfill peninsula on the east shore of San Francisco Bay.
Global Architectural History Teaching Collaborative Grant Program
Global Architectural History Teaching Collaborative on Timescape
Institution:Massachusetts Institute of Technology,
These map-based resources offer educators and students in diverse disciplines with context for understanding global architectural history at the introductory level, from 800-1600 AD.
Harvard Boston Portal
Through the lens of “Growth and Inequality in a Post-Industrial City,” Harvard work focuses on a central challenge facing Boston (and many other major American cities and metropolitan areas): balancing the pressure and need for continued development with legitimate concerns about how that growth can dramatically reshape poor and even middle-income neighborhoods, including many communities that are home to large numbers of minorities, immigrants, and artists.
Mapping and its Discontents
Category:Symposia & Lectures
At this interdisciplinary symposium, mapmakers, users, and critics from the worlds of science, urban planning, architecture, history, and new media examined the ways maps work.
Mapping Demographic Change in Boston Neighborhoods Between 1880 and 1930
This resource allows users to visualize ward-level data on ethnicity, race, occupation, and school attendance in 1880, 1900, and 1930, which illustrate a variety of shifts that have occurred in Boston.