15 Urban Planning in the Early 20th Century

15 Urban Planning in the Early 20th Century - Evolution of...

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Evolution of Urban Planning in the 20 th Century
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Charles M. Robinson Daniel H. Burnham The City Beautiful 1893 – c. 1909
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Impacts of the Garden City Movement in America 1900’s – 1930’s Ebenezer Howard (1850-1928) First National Conference on City Planning of 1909 initiates a gradual shift of strategy in city planning
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Forest Hills Gardens Queens, NY – 1909 Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr. Grosvenor Atterbury, architect Inspired by Ebeneezer Howard’s Garden City model
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John Nolen (1869 – 1937) “Dean of American City Planners” Over 450 projects – comprehensive plans for 29 cities and 27 new towns Strong administrative, economic and philosophic convictions provided an underpinning for his work Helped create the National Conference on City Planning (1909) and the International Garden Cities and Town Planning Federation (1913) Author of New Ideals in the Planning of Cities, Towns and Villages (1919) and New Towns for Old (1927) Kingsport, Tennessee 1905 + Mariemont, Ohio 1923
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Henry Wright, landscape architect Sunnyside Gardens Queens, New York – 1926
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