Columbus Community Geography Center

 

Columbus Community Geography Center (CCGC) is a community-driven collaboration that uses geographical thinking to research, map, analyze, and provide fresh and insightful perspectives on issues in the city and region. Located in the Department of History & Geography at Columbus State University, the CCGC works to:

  • Raise awareness about important community problems and resources;
  • Inform community and neighborhood planning processes;
  • Support community organizing; and
  • Empower communities to make positive change.

The documents below include: reports, maps, digital humanities projects and teaching materials.

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2017

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South Commons: Assessing Contemporary Use and Envisioning New Users, Amanda Rees, Alexandria Ard, James Bennett, et al. [Digital Humanities Project]

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Walking Through Black History Digital Humanities Project, Amanda Rees, Chris Gass, Austin Chesteen, et al. [Digital Humanities Project]

2016

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Marion County Heritage Map Project, Amanda Rees, David Buxton, Dustin Colman, et al. [Digital Humanities Project]

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Columbus Community Gardens, Amanda Rees, Bert Melix, Chuck Lawson, et al. [Map]

2015

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In Transition: The Visionary Art Environment of Pasaquan, Amanda Rees, David Anderson, Traci Brookshire, et al. [Digital Humanities Project]

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At a Crossroads: MidTown, Inc. 2005-2015, Amanda Rees, Caleb Ashburn, Cheltzie Brown, et al. [Report]

2014

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Moving To Work Baseline Analysis, Brad Huff, Douglas Allen, Jason Allen, et al. [Report]

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Columbus History from the River: Historical Narratives for WhiteWater Express River Guides, Amanda Rees, Ryan Boyette, Logan Copley, et al. [Digital Humanities Project]

2013

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Butler Community Redevelopment Plan, Brad Huff [Report]

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Driving Tour Narrative and Map of Historic Talbotton, Georgia, Amanda Rees, Ron Fuller, Jessica Juhan, et al. [Digital Humanities Project]

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Food Pantries and Food Accessibility in Columbus, GA, Amanda Rees, Angel Jorcin, and Dustin Laska [Report]

2012

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Shaping OurSpace, Becky Becker and Amanda Rees [Report]

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Liberty-Booker T Washington District Timeline of Major Sites and Leaders, Catherine Lovin, Meredith Duke, Joyce Wade, et al. [Report]

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Waverly Terrace "Haven of Homes" House Genealogy Handbook, Amanda Rees, William Cox, Drew Dickerson, et al. [Report]

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Interim Report on the East Highlands District, Columbus GA, Amanda Rees and T. J. Rice [Report]

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Neighborhoods of the East Highland District, Amanda Rees and T.J. Rice [Map]

2011

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Creating a Sense of Place: Defining the Historic, Mid-Century, Midtown Neighborhoods of Averett Woods, Boxwood Estates, Hilton Woods, Hilton Heights, Philip Causey [Report]

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Micro Histories of Midtown Elementary Schools: Brewer, Clubview, Davis, Rigdon Road, Hannan, Wynnton Arts Academy, St Elmos Center for the Gifted, Amanda Ferguson [Report]

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Converting Vacant Lots into Assets: Comparing National Community Garden Programs to Community Garden Projects in Columbus GA, Amanda Rees and Joyce Wade [Report]

2009

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Bibb City: Collected Lives from a Mill Town, Becky Becker, Amanda Rees, Brittney Allen, et al. [Digital Humanities Project]