7 The Rise and Fall of City Planning

7 The Rise and Fall - T he Rise and Fall of Cit y Planning Georges Haussmanns Paris(1850s What does a good democratic city look like In whose

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The Rise and Fall of City Planning What does a good democratic city look like? In whose interests should the city plan? Georges Haussmann’s Paris (1850s) Pierre Charles L'Enfant’s District of Columbia Plan (1791)
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Circulation "…there is a great need of treating all means of the circulation in a city as a  single connected system, and at the same time of recognizing clearly the differentiation  of all its parts, so that each shall fit its function amply but without waste, from the  biggest railroad terminal down to the smallest alley." - Frederick Law Olmstead, Jr. (1910) Responding to chaos of growth/industrialization Rent pressure as incomplete organizing force Free market imperfect designer of cities
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Ebenezer Howard , Garden Cities of To-Morrow
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This note was uploaded on 03/13/2011 for the course HIST 616 taught by Professor Davidstradling during the Winter '11 term at University of Cincinnati.

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7 The Rise and Fall - T he Rise and Fall of Cit y Planning Georges Haussmanns Paris(1850s What does a good democratic city look like In whose

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