Planning the Twentieth-Century American City reassesses the history of planning ideas and the impact of the planning process on specific neighborhoods, regions, and urban communities in the United States since 1900. Focusing on large and small metropolitan areas in all regions of the country, the authors analyze a wide range of planners, issues, and influences to explain how the twentieth-century built environment has developed. Arguing that planning in practice is far more complicated than historians usually depict, the ...

Planning the Twentieth-Century American City 1996, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801851643

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