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LEVY Chapter 2  Reading objectives: 1. Identify major factors behind urban growth in the late 1800's early 1900's. 2. What made the 19th century cities so concentrated? 3. Identify the 2 main reasons for the change in population distribution (i.e.  decentralization) in the late 19th century. 4. What lured people to the suburbs? 5. What is annexation? 6. By the late 1980s why were the poor concentrated in downtowns? Chapter 3  o What are the key components of pre-revolutionary town planning? o What was the effect of the Revolution on planning? o What were the benefits of the rectangular gridiron pattern? o Identify the general concept behind the following layouts:  L’Enfant plan for Washington, DC :  Savannah and :  Oglethorpe  William Penn and Philadelphia : o Who was the outstanding planner/urban designer of the 2nd half of the 19th  century? o What was the City Beautiful Movement?  What was the best known example of the City :  Beautiful Movement? o What was the Plan of Chicago?  What did it :  define? o What commission was created as a response from the Plan of Chicago? o KNOW: One important part of the history of planning has been the evolution of  public control over privately owned land?
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o What is zoning? What is it primarily a tool for? o In the 1920s what was the single most important trend in planning? o What is significant about Radburn, NJ? o What criteria define a region? o Who was Ebenezer Howard and what did he propose? Chapter 5 Reading Objective   What is the importance of the following amendments:  o 5th Amendment  o 14th Amendment  o 4th Amendment  o 10th Amendment  What does Dillon's Rule state and why is it important?  What is the importance of the legal case Euclid v. Ambler Realty?  Describe the difference between a taking and eminent domain  Understand the differences between Federal vs. State role in land use  planning  Why is planning political?  What does growth management seek to regulate?   Is planning a highly political activity?   Chapter 6 What is the importance of citizen participation in planning  What are the 5 styles of planning and what is the difference between each?  Chapter 8 What are the goals of the comprehensive plan?  What are the 5 steps in the comprehensive planning process?  Chapter 9
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Identify two economic forces that shape the pattern of development  Land Use Controls.  For the following give a 1 -2 sentence definition (what is  it's primary purpose/importance)  o Zoning ordinances  limitations of zoning  what legal case established zoning  o Flexibility of zoning 
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/22/2008 for the course URP 4000 taught by Professor Patten during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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