Student Research

Each student is required to demonstrate proof of professional competence before graduating from Pratt's Graduate Center for Planning and the Environment. The following list are titles of student projects fulfilling this requirement. Full text copies are available for review in the Pratt Library or at the GCPE office.

Melanie Crocco

Stalled Affordable Multi-Family Housing: Strategies Lenders and Developers are using to complete their stalled housingdevelopments in New York City and recommendations for future approaches.

Spring 2012 

Ryan A. Cunningham

Understanding And Planning For Community Resiliency: The Case Of Sunset Park In New York City

Fall 2011

James Carrington

Hidden Performanece:
New York City's Theater Subdistrict And The Challenges of Special DistrictI Zoning

Spring 2010


Our PSPD students are able to gain broad and dynamic internship experiences while here at Pratt. This section showcases presentations from some of of CRP students.

Renee Crowley

NYC DOT: Pedestrian Projects Group

Fall 2011 

Kiumars Amiri

NYSERDA: New Construction Program

Spring 2011

Lauren Gallatly

Pratt Center for Community Development

Spring 2011

Nikki Westfall Museum at Eldridge Street Spring 2011


This section section showcases presentations by CRP students from their fellowship experiences. 


Melissa Umberger

Gowanus Canal Corridor BOA Project
Brooklyn Community Board Six

Spring 2012