Posts tagged as Pittsburgh-Dataset-Project


Artist Statement and Pittsburgh Dataset Project (Model Essay)

January 24, 2019

For my model essay, I wrote about Pittsburgh's municipal staircases

On my essay about trees (not the illegal kind)

January 29, 2019

For my model essay, I wrote about the trees of Pittsburgh. Well, that isn't entirely accurate. What I should be saying is that I set out to write about the trees of Pittsburgh, bu ... [Read More]


Lliana Hwang Dataset

January 30, 2019

For the dataset project, I was interested in researching housing conditions in Pittsburgh because of horror stories I’ve heard about old housing from the Industrial Revolution and frozen pipe ... [Read More]


WPRDC Project - Smoking and Anxiety Meds in Allegheny County

January 30, 2019

My topic for the Dataset project was the relationships between smoking and the use of anxiety meds in Allegheny county. Throughout my life, I've never really understood the appeal of smoking, a ... [Read More]


Pittsburgh Dataset Project Artist Statement

January 30, 2019

When I first pulled up WPRDC, I had no idea what I was going to do for my project. Luckily, one of the first datasets that came up was Pittsburgh arrest records. I am an avid football and hockey fa ... [Read More]


Pittsburgh dataset Project

January 30, 2019

For my project essay, I wrote about the overpopulation of deer in Pittsburgh. I am interested in studying deer in this city because encountering wild deer in urban area is something unimaginable be ... [Read More]


My Pittsburgh Dataset Project

January 30, 2019

 

For the Pittsburgh Dataset Assignment, I deci ... [Read More]


Baseball Playing Fields in Pittsburgh

January 30, 2019

 Ever since I was a kid I can remember playing baseball and rooting for the Pirates. Despite recent shortcomings, Pittsburgh can still brag about a storied franchise, and the loyal fanbase rev ... [Read More]


Artist Statement and Pittsburgh Dataset Project

January 30, 2019

For my essay, I wrote about the abundance of restaurants on Pitt’s campus and the necessity for health and safety inspections at those restaurants. As a Pitt student who spends most of my tim ... [Read More]


Statement for Pittsburgh Dataset Project

January 30, 2019

When I started to look through WPRDC’s collection of Pittsburgh datasets I was overwhelmed by the sheer number of possible datasets to work with. Every single one seemed to have a promising s ... [Read More]


Trees in Pittsburgh

January 30, 2019

For my project I decided to look at trees in Pittsburgh. The WPRDC has a dataset of over 45,000 trees that are maintained by the Pittsburgh Public Works Forestry Division. To better visualize how w ... [Read More]


Is Oakland Safe? An Investigation into Pittsburgh Arrest Data

January 30, 2019

            For this Pittsburgh Data Set Project, I chose to look at the Pittsburgh Police Arrest Records and was specifically interested in a ... [Read More]