Housing Development in Boston


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This project was a study on recent investment trends in housing development in Boston, MA through qualitative analysis and mapping.

Using building permit data for the city of Boston and the American Community Survey (ACS), maps were created to visualize hot spots in areas of housing investments to point towards trends in median rent increases throughout the city.

Housing Development in Boston was developed through a course titled “GIS and Spatial Analysis” at Brown University, taught by Parker VanValkenburgh.


Completed 2017
Boston, MA
Research, Mapping
Mel Isidor
Parker VanValkenburgh, Omar Alcover
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