Paul Preissner

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    College: Architecture and the Arts Department: Architecture
    Title: Associate Professor

    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    Research into the history and design of the single story, single lot commercial buildings along Chicago industrial streets (i.e., Lake Street, Elston Avenue, Chicago Avenue, Milwaukee Avenue, etc)

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 4

    Qualifications of a Student:
    Minimum GPA 3.0
    Architecture Major
    Honors College enrollment

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    Identification of the remarkably boring single floor storage and commercial masonry buildings which are often found along Chicago's non-residential streets.

    Production of documentation (photographic and drawing) and researching into the history (architect, building, time, etc) of the buildings identified for inclusion into the research effort.

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