Publications / Media


SubUrbanisms: Casino Urbanization, Chinatowns, and the Contested American Landscape
The Lyman Allyn Art Museum Press, 2014
Winner of the CCAPA Media Award (CT Chapter, American Planning Association)
AASLH Leadership in History, Award of Merit (American Association of State and Local History)
CLHO Award of Merit (CT League of History Organizations)

With contributions from:
Stephen Fan, Director, S!Fan, NY; Independent Curator (Editor)
Abigail Van Slyck, Dayton Professor of Art History at Connecticut College, and the 2014 President of the Society of Architectural Historians
Ellen Pader, Associate Professor of Regional Planning, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, MA
Chloe Taft, American Studies PhD Candidate, Yale University; Lecturer, Lake Forest College, IL
Aron Chang, Architect, Waggonner & Ball, LA
Shane Keaney, Art Director, Column Five
, NY

Cultures of Congestion: Overcoming Overcrowded CoLiving
New York: Museum of Chinese in America, 2015

Sub-Urban Casino Company Towns/Chinatowns
in Urban China, 79. Shanghai: China Publishing Group, 2017

"Mohegan Sun"
in Gabrielle Esperdy, Ed. Society of Architectural Historian’s Buildings of Connecticut (University of Virginia Press, Forthcoming)

"NYCHA Live/Work: Incubating Affordable Workspaces within Affordable Housing Communities"
in Live/Work for the Workforce. New York: Institute for Public Architecture, 2019
in Work Force. New York: Urban Design Forum, Forthcoming


Next City
"Why Chinatown is so Delicious, and Why it Might Not be so Forever" (May 16, 2019)

Mary Miss / City as Living Laboratory

WBAI 99.5 FM Free Speech / Pacifica Radio
"City Watch" (August 20, 2016)

Next City
"NYCHA’s Sitting on Thousands of Square Feet of Business Opportunity" (August 18, 2016)

The Architects Newspaper
"The Institute for Public Architecture’s 'Live/Work for the Workforce' Fellows Announced" (July 9, 2016)

Institute for Public Architecture Fellowship

Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians
"Review: SubUrbanisms and Chinese Style" (Vol. 75, No. 3, September, 2016)

Buildings and Landscapes: Journal of the Vernacular Architecture Forum
"Review: SubUrbanisms and Chinese Style" (Vol. 23, No. 2, Fall 2016)

AP Wire
"Fortune, Friction and Decline as Casino 'Chinatown' Matures" (July 22, 2016)

"Chinese Casino Workers and the New American Suburbs" (March 14, 2016)

Urban Omnibus
"How a Satellite Chinatown Is Changing the ‘Burbs" (February 9, 2016)

CityLab | The Atlantic
"Connecticut's Unexpected Chinatowns" (February 1, 2016)

The New Yorker
"Art: SubUrbanisms" (January 4, 2016)

Breakthru Radio
“Art Uncovered: SubUrbanisms” Radio Interview (December 1, 2015)

"Review: Chinatown in Connecticut" (November 2015)

Chinamerica Radio
“Spectrum Program: MOCA exhibit” Radio Interview (October 25, 2015)

Next City
"There’s an Urban Experiment Happening in Suburban Connecticut" (September 2015)

"How Chinese Immigrants are Urbanizing a Connecticut Suburb" (September 2015)

UnTapped Cities
"MOCA Exhibit Showcases a New Chinatown in Suburban Connecticut" (September 2015)

The Huffington Post
"Ticket to a New York Casino License Is on the Chinatown Bus" (July 2014)

"Wanderlust: Connecticut" (May/June 2014)

Architectural Record
"SubUrbanisms" (May 2014)

World Journal
"Suburbanisms Study on Chinese Front Yard Vegetable Gardens and Drying Fish Leave Americans Dumbfounded" (April 12, 2014)

The Courant
"Making of Chinatown: Exhibit Focuses on Shift Following Casino Openings" (March 26, 2014)

The New York Times
"Q&A: Yankees Who Speak Cantonese" (March 19, 2014)

The Day
"Exhibit Focuses on 'Casino Urbanization': Lyman Allyn Assesses Impacts of Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun on Region" (March 30, 2014)
"Close Quarters in a Tight Community: Lyman Allyn Exhibit Explores a Casino Company-town, China-town" (March 1, 2014)

The Bulletin
"City of Waterford Project, Norwich Natives Recognized by State American Planning Association" (May 19, 2015)
"Exhibit Explores Asian Influx" (February 7, 2014)


Thinking Green (Atlantic Broadband Community Access)
"Hodges Square Village Updates" (April 28, 2015)

The Day
"Hodges Square Turning into Next New London Park" (June 1, 2015)

Hodges Square Park

(Tokyo: Fuji Shuppan, December, 2011)

Harvard Gazette
"Travel, By Design" (October 3, 2011)

Design Acts Pavilion

A View on the GSD 1, 2, 3
(London: Tank Publications, 2009, 2010, 2011)

Lodged House, Library Diagrids, Bridging the Land, Landing the Bridge

C I T E D / I N

Garth Myers, Rethinking Urbanism: Lessons from Postcolonialism and the Global South Bristol University Press, 2020

Drew Gilpin Faust (former Harvard University President), "Memories Past and Future: Harvard's Memorial Hall"
in Civil War Places: Seeing the Conflict through the Eyes of its Leading Historians. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2019

Andrew Bernheimer, "Live/Work and the Landscape of Opportunity"
in Live/Work for the Workforce. New York: Institute for Public Architecture, 2019

Christopher Wigren, "Suburban Chinatown"
in Connecticut Architecture. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2019

Ellen Pader, "Domesticity"
in Encyclopedia of Vernacular Architecture of the World, 2nd Ed.
Ed. by Marcel Vellinga. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, forthcoming.

O T H E R / P U B L I C A T I O N S

Let's Go Vietnam Second Edition
(New York: St. Martin's Press, 2007)

Let's Go New Zealand Seventh Edition
(New York: St. Martin's Press, 2006)

Let's Go Thailand Second Edition
(New York: St. Martin's Press, 2005)

Let's Go Southeast Asia Ninth Edition
(New York: St. Martin's Press, 2005)
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