Crown Street Studies

May 3, 2014 - 4:58pm

A Narrative Script

by Teo Quintana and Violette de la Selle


How to get to know Crown Street? Nine blocks long, this New Haven Street offers an impressive array of disparate conditions. Quietly residential at one end, nearly abandoned at the other, and bustling with various forms of commerce and nightlife...
May 3, 2014 - 3:39pm

A Narrative Script

May 3, 2014 - 3:33pm

A Narrative Script of Crown Street 

May 2, 2014 - 2:54pm
Urban Platform
New Haven is a city known for its historic planning, picturesque churches, famous parks, Gothic architecture, secret societies, pizza restaurants, and Yale University.  New Haven is also known for its parking garages.  
They’re huge.  They’re monolithic.  They’re...
May 2, 2014 - 1:54pm

Parking as Power: Cinegraphic Analysis of Crown St.

Crown Street is in constant dialog with its parking  infrastructures. As the mediator between the city and the highway, Crown Street must interface with both its urban as  well as service identity. The parking structures offer a frame of   reference but also offer a unique street presence in a nuanced and complex...
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May 2, 2014 - 1:47pm

Manipulating the City Spectacle:

Urban Renewal, Transportation, and One-Way Streets

by Amy Kessler

Crown Street in New Haven has many faces: hub of regional clubbing activity, magnet school locale, old industrial buildings turned loft conversions and arts district, Yale back-of-house, urban renewal test tube...
March 31, 2014 - 10:12pm

Andrew Lister’s rich, reflective essay describing his intervention at 301 Crown Street.