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Newburgh: Re-Thinking Heritage Tourism

Student Authors
Whitney Bayers, Aura Maria Jaramillo, Victoria Pardo, Ryan Zeek, Sunny Zhang, Zhiyue Zhang

The statement of purpose set forth by the studio establishes the City of Newburgh as an attractor. In the context of the studio project, the term “attractor” refers to a place where people are proud to live and desire to visit, whether it be from nearby towns, the greater region, or internationally. An attractor does not have one focus, but rather is a destination for history, culture, food, and the arts - all facets of Newburgh’s diversity. Enhancing the diversity of Newburgh through the lens of historic preservation is the foundation upon which the final proposal is ultimately based. The goal throughout the course of the project was to critically examine whether and how preservation could be used to bolster existing historic resources and catalyze revitalization in the city’s built environment as a whole.