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Explore Harrisburg in 1900: An Interactive Map of Buildings and Population

The Digital Harrisburg working group is pleased to announce a beta version of an interactive map of Harrisburg in 1900/1901 hosted at ArcGIS Online. This map and the data it contains was developed as a collaboration between faculty and students at… 696 more words

Digital History

The Harrisburg City Beautiful Project: A Mid-December Update

It’s been an eventful month for our work on the Digital Harrisburg Initiative. About time to round up some of the latest updates:

1. Presentations… 568 more words

City Beautiful

Futility of "Colorblindness": Edward Blum Uses Legal Complaint to Express Personal Pique, Appeal College Admissions Decision; Affected Student Can Simply Apply for Transfer to University

Edward Blum, an apologist for “colorblindness”, supported the filing of two lawsuits, essentially arguing that the White plaintiff was discriminated for his race because the student did not get into a desired university–the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-Chapel Hill). 489 more words

Politics

America's toughest commutes, charted

For many Americans, the morning and evening commutes are the worst parts of the day. Nationally, Americans travel about 25 minutes each way to work. 240 more words

Another way to look at America's least affordable housing markets

News flash: houses in Silicon Valley are expensive. Really expensive.

The latest report by real estate agent Coldwell Banker on prices of family homes found across the US found, for the second time in three years, that the average house in Los Altos, California, is the priciest in the country, at nearly $2 million. 285 more words

Connecting the Dots

A small team of faculty and students is putting together a presentation and paper for Saturday’s digital conference at Bucknell University. The presentation is titled “Harrisburg’s City Beautiful Movement: Mapping the Growth and Transformation of the Pennsylvania State Capital” and details the collaboration between GIS and History faculty and students from Harrisburg University and… 474 more words

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