|New Orleans history|| Lewis, Peirce F. New Orleans: The Making of an Urban Landscape. Center for American Places, 2003, pp. 1-36, 50-53, 65-70, 95-100, 124-129, 132-137, 143-147, and 154-171, Figures, 1-8, 11-12, 15a-16, 19-20, 45-46, 57-58, and 63. ISBN: 9781930066106. |
Campanella, Richard. "An Ethnic Geography of New Orleans." Journal of American History 94 (December 2000): 714-715.
Logsdon, Joseph and Caryn Cossé Bell. Chaper 5 and 6. In Creole New Orleans: Race and Americanization. Edited by Arnold R. Hirsch and Joseph Logsdon. Louisiana State University Press, 1992. ISBN: 9780807117743.
|Hurricanes Katrina and Rita|| |
"Louisiana Storm Protection: Past, Present and Future." Living on Earth (June 2, 2006).
Mohr, Clarence L. and Lawrence N. Powell. "Through the Eye of Katrina: The Past as Prologue? An Introduction." Journal of American History 94 (December 2007): 693-694.
C&C Technologies Survey Services. "Levee Failure Map."
|Debate after the storm|| |
Ouroussoff, Nicolai. "History vs. Homogeneity in New Orleans Housing Fight." The New York Times, February 22, 2007.
Glaeser, Edward L. "Should the Government Rebuild New Orleans, Or Just Give Residents Checks?" The Economists' Voice 2, no. 4 (2005). (PDF)
|Mardi Gras|| |
Mitchell, Reid. "Carnival and Katrina." Journal of American History 94 (December 2007): 789-794.
"Mardi Gras as History." PBS.com.
|New Orleans today|| |
Wong, Elaine. "Rewinding to the Past: New Orleans Architecture." (PDF)
"A Strategy for Rebuilding New Orleans, Louisiana." Urban Land Institute. November 12-18, 2005.
The Lens-an online investigative journal
|Background reading for projects|| |
Mowbray, Rebecca. "Controversy Over New Romney Pilates Studio on Magazine Street May Lead to Reforms in City Planning, Permitting." NOLA.com. January 25, 2011.
"Drifters Find Homes in Ruins Left by Hurricane Katrina." NOLA.com. February 13, 2011.
Neighborhood Partnership Network
McKnight, John L. and John P. Kretzmann. "Mapping Community Capacity." The Asset-Based Community Development Institute. Institute for Policy Research, Northwestern University. 1996. (PDF)
Transit Oriented Development
Proakis, George John. "Strategies for Design: Shaping Private Development Adjacent to Transit Stations." Submitted to the Department of Urban Studies and Planning. MIT. June 2002. (PDF- 22.2MB)
|Creating successful visuals|| |
Basics of graphic design
|Writing successful memos||Memo writing guidelines (PDF)|
|Being a successful public speaker|| |
Presentation on oral presentations (PDF)
Bono's Class Day Address, Harvard University. June 6th, 2001.
|Tools for being a successful planner|| |
Nelson, Maria, Renia Ehrenfeucht, and S. Laska. "Planning, Plans, and People: Professional Expertise, Local Knowledge, and Governmental Action in Post-Hurricane Katrina New Orleans." Cityscape 9 no. 3 (2007).Lynch, Kevin. "A Walk Around the Block." In City Sense and City Design: Writing and Projects of Kevin Lynch. MIT Press, 1995. pp. 185-204. ISBN: 9780262620956