Springfield Studio

Fruit stand.

Small businesses like this fruit stand are concentrated on the Main Street corridor. (Image courtesy of Bill Massaquoi.)

Instructor(s)

MIT Course Number

11.945

As Taught In

Fall 2005

Level

Graduate

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Course Features

Course Description

The Springfield Studio is a practicum course that focuses on the economic, programmatic and social renewal of an urban community in Springfield, Massachusetts by combining classroom work with an applied class project. The course content covers the areas of neighborhood economic development and the related analysis and planning tools used to understand and assess urban conditions from an economic and community development perspective.

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McDowell, Ceasar, and Karl Seidman. 11.945 Springfield Studio, Fall 2005. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/urban-studies-and-planning/11-945-springfield-studio-fall-2005 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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