I am a graduate of the Master of Heritage Preservation program at Georgia State University (Spring 2014). This page highlights some of the historic preservation projects I have worked on thus far. You can find my detailed résumé and employment history on LinkedIn.
Amber Rhea: Historic Preservation Portfolio
I prepared this context on midcentury elementary schools in DeKalb County as a Directed Reading in fall 2013. For this project, I surveyed 44 elementary schools built between 1950-1970, locatedRead more
In spring 2013, my Case Studies in Historic Preservation class prepared a National Register nomination for a residential district in Decatur, Georgia. This district is representative of early twentieth centuryRead more
This paper was written for my Metropolitan Atlanta class in spring 2013. It addresses the question of cultural or psychosocial displacement as a component of the phenomenon of gentrification, usingRead more
Sanders Memorial Baptist Church is a historic African American church located in the now largely white, upper class, suburban community of Buckhead in Atlanta. In fall 2012, classmate Susan ColemanRead more
This paper was written for my American Suburb class in fall 2012. It compares and contrasts the approach to public housing in Atlanta in the 1930s and the present day,Read more