08 Urban Planning in early 20th c. America - Notes

08 Urban Planning in early 20th c. America - Notes - 08...

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08 Urban Planning in Early 20th- century America 1 City Planning in Early 20 th century America Effects of the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition American Academy in Rome, established in 1894 McMillan Commission’s Plan of Washington, D.C., 1901 American Academy in Rome ‘American School of Architecture in Rome’ started by architect Charles F. McKim, 1894 ‘American School of Classical Studies’ founded in 1895 by the Archeological Institute of America, Granted a national charter in 1905 Merged to form the American Academy in Rome, 1913 ht p:/ sofaarome.wordpres .com/2009/05/08/nyc photo exhibit explores architectural work at the pre wwi american academy in rome
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08 Urban Planning in Early 20th- century America 2 The City Beautiful movement Charles Mulford Robinson World’s Columbian Exposition Journalist Wrote Cities or the Practical Basis of Civic Aesthetics 1901, and Modern Civic Art, or the City Made Beautiful 1902 “Social problems are to a large degree problems of the environment” Components: Civic art: beautification through public art Civic design: the city as a unit, organized to
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