Teams & Resources

Class Presentations
Designing Public History Introduction (8/21/2017)

Universal Methods of Design Examples (Hanington & Martin)

PHASE 1: Research Teams
Generative Research conducted by teams of 3-4 students.

  1. History: What caused it?
    Predatory Lending, Subprime Markets, Financial Speculation/Risk, Wall Street, Deregulation
    contacts: Eric Rademacher @ UC Policy Research
  2. 10 years of Collapse: Where are we today?
    Employment, Economy, Regulation, Health & Environment, New Risks
    contacts: Liz Blume @ Xavier University / Community Building Institute
    Julie Heath @ Economics Center at UC
  3. Dispossession of Wealth
    Wall Street, Too-Big Corporations, Bail Outs, Retirement Savings, Foreclosures, Taxpayers
    contactsJanet Harrah @ NKU Center for Economic Analysis & Development
  4. Race & Re-Segregation
    Redlining, Divestment, Discriminatory Lending Practices Then & Now, Education, Mobility
    contacts: Chara Jackson @ Urban League (contact Karen Jones)
    Emily Houh @ UC Law & Center for Gender, Race, & Social Justice
  5. Millennials & the “New Economy”
    Employment, Stagnation, Social Security measures, the “Gig Economy”
    contacts: Chris Nicak @ UC Economics Center
  6.  The Local Story: Cincinnati
    Recession, Recovery(?)/Inequalities, Gentrification/Displacement
    contacts: Anne Delano Steinert @ UC History
    Johnmark Oudersluys @ CityLink Center
  7. On the Ground: OTR
    Employment, Real Estate, Economy, Gentrification, etc.
    contacts: Mary Burke Rivers @ OTR Community Housing
    Josh Spring @ Cincinnati Homeless Coalition
  8. On the Ground: Camp Washington
    Employment, Real Estate, Economy, Gentrification, etc.
    contacts: Joe Gorman (ED) & James Heller-Jackson @ Camp Washington Community Council
    Matthew Swaidan @ Simple Wood Goods


2018 Globe Grant Guide (PDF)
Globe Gallery Drawings (zip)

Application Questions:

  1. Who are you? (short bio)
  2. How are you going to transform the storefront?
  3. How will you activate the storefront? What events will you host?
  4. Which storefront are you interested in?
  5. Why this storefront? Why this neighborhood?
  6. How will your installation engage the neighbors? The neighborhood?
  7. Why would someone come back a third time?
  8. How often will you be in the storefront (# of days and times)? How will you staff the space?
  9. Have you ever done anything like this before?
  10. Who will be part of your team? (Team members will be equal partners; Team support will be people supporting with installation, programming, events and staffing)
  11. How will your installation be newsworthy?
  12. How will you promote the installation?
  13. Have you ever interacted with PL before? Who and How?
  14. How could PL help beyond the money?
  15. What has been your favorite Globe installation?
  16. How will you measure success?
  17. What is your big vision for this idea?

Additional Resources:


10 Years of Collapse:



Recommended Books: 

Universal Methods of Design by Bruce Hanington & Bella Martin, Rockport Publishers, 2012