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When and where was the first City Planning Conference? 1909 - Washington DC
What book was the first known formal instruction in city planning below the college level? When was it published and who was the author? 1912 - Wackers Manual of the Plan of Chicago - Walter Moody
Carrying Out the City Plan - Who wrote it, why is it important, and when was it written In 1914, Flavel Shurtleff wrote Carrying Out the City Plan, the first major textbook on city planning.
AIP - what does it stand for, when was it founded, and who was the first president? In 1917, the American Institute of Planners (AIP) was founded, with Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr. as the first president. The AIP was the forerunner of the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP)*.
When was the first issue of City Planning published In 1925, the American City Planning Institute and the National Conference on City Planning published the first issue of City Planning, the predecessor to the current Journal of the American Planning Association.
When was ASPO founded and what does it stand for? In 1934, the American Society of Planning Officials (ASPO) was founded.
When was the first code of ethics for professional planners adopted? In 1971, AIP adopted a Code of Ethics for professional planners.
When was the first exam for AIP membership administered? In 1977, the first exam for AIP membership was administered.
When was the APA created and what two organizations joined to form it? In 1978, the American Planning Association was created through a merger of AIP and ASPO.
Who published the first isue of the Journal of Planning Education. When was it published? In 1981, the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning published the first issue of The Journal of Planning Education and Research.
What city passed the first land use zoning restriction on the location of obnxoxius uses? What year was it passed? In 1867, San Francisco passed the first land use zoning restriction on the location of obnoxious uses.
Which City created the first local civic center plan. What year was it created and what 3 individuals worked on the plan's development? In 1903, Cleveland created the first local civic center plan in the U.S. Daniel Burnham, John Carrere, and Arnold Brunner were responsible for the plan's development.
What city was the first to apply the City beautiful principles? What year was the plan finished and who wrote it? In 1906, San Francisco was the first major American city to apply the City Beautiful principles, using a plan developed by Daniel Burnham.
When and where was the first town planning board created? In 1907, the first town planning board was created in Hartford, Connecticut.
Who created the first metropolitan regional plan? What City was it completed for and what year was it completed? In 1909, Daniel Burnham created the first metropolitan regional plan for Chicago.
Which state was the first to pass enabling legislation and which City was the first to use land use zoning to guide development? What year? 1909 - Wisconsin was the first state to pass enabling legislation and Los Angeles was the first city to use land use zoning to guide development.
When and where was the first full-time employee hired for a City Planning Commission? What was the commissioners name? In 1914, Newark, New Jersey hired the first full-time employee for a city planning commission, Harland Bartholomew. Bartholomew went on to become one of the most famous planning consultants.
What City adopted the first comprehensive zoning code? Who wrote it and when was it adopted? In 1916, New York City adopted the first comprehensive zoning code, written by Edward Bassett.
What county formed the first regional planning commission? When? In 1922, Los Angeles County formed the first regional planning commission.
When were the Standard state zoning enabling act and the Standard City Planning enabling act and the issued? Who issued it and when? In 1924, Secretary Herbert Hoover, of the U.S. Department of Commerce, issued the Standard State Zoning Enabling Act.
What was the first major US city to adopt a comp plan? Who produced it and when? In 1925, The City of Cincinnati was the first major U.S. city to adopt a comprehensive plan, produced by Alfred Bettman and Ladislas Segoe.
When was the first National Planning Board created? When was it abolished? In 1933, the first U.S. National Planning Board was created. It was later renamed the National Resources Planning Board and then abolished in 1943.
Where and when was the first federally supported public housing built? Where was the first housing occupied? In 1934, the first federally supported public housing was constructed in Cleveland, although the first to be occupied was located in Atlanta.
What was the first state to introduce statewide zoning? When was it introduced, and when was it amended? In 1961, Hawaii was the first state to introduce statewide zoning, which was later amended in 1978.
Which US department released the first Standard City Planning Enabling Act? When, and who was the Secretary in charge? In 1928, the U.S. Department of Commerce, under Secretary Herbert Hoover, released the Standard City Planning Enabling Act.
Who wrote How the other Half lives? When was it published and what did it influence? How the Other Half Lives by Jacob Riis, published in 1890. This book resulted in housing reform in New York City.
What book initiated the Garden City movement? Who wrote it and when was it published? Tomorrow: A Peaceful Path to Real Reform by Ebenezer Howard, published in 1898. This book initiated the Garden City movement.
What book was adopted as a textbook for eigth graders in Chicago? Wacker's Manual of the Plan of Chicago by Walter Moody, published in 1912. This book was adopted as a textbook for eighth graders in Chicago.
The first major textbook on City Planning - Author and date? Carrying Out the City Plan by Flavel Shurtleff, published in 1914. This book was the first major textbook on city planning.
Who wrote Cities in Evolution? when was it written and what is the book about? Cities in Evolution by Patrick Geddess, published in 1915. This book centers on regional planning
Who wrote Planning of the Modern City? when? Planning of the Modern City by Nelson Lewis, published in 1916.
What book did Ladislas Segoe write? When was it published and why is it relevant? Local Planning Administration by Ladislas Segoe, published in 1941. This book was the first in the Green Book Series produced by the International City/County Management Association.
Who wrote Urban Land Use Planning? when? Urban Land Use Planning by F. Stuart Chapin, published in 1957. This book became a common textbook on land use planning.
What book did Kevin Lynch write? what concepts did it introduce/design? Image of the City by Kevin Lynch, published in 1960. This book defines basic concepts within the city, such as edges and nodes.
Jane Jacobs - book name, date, focus of book? The Death and Life of Great American Cities by Jane Jacobs, published in 1961. Jacobs provided a critical look at planners and planning, with a special focus on the mistakes of urban renewal.
Who wrote silent Spring and what is it about? Silent Spring by Rachel Carlson, published in 1962. This book focuses on the negative effects of pesticides on the environment.
What book did TJ Kent write? when? The Urban General Plan by TJ Kent, published in 1964.
What book did Alfred Reins write? when? whis is it improtant? With Heritage So Rich edited by Alfred Reins, published in 1966. This is a seminal book in historic preservation.
Who wrote design with nature? when? what is it about? Design with Nature by Ian McHarg, published in 1969. This book focuses on conservation design.
What book did Wiliam Whyte write? when? what does the book promote? The Social Life of Small Urban Spaces by Wiliam Whyte, published in 1980. This book promotes the use of environmental psychology and sociology in urban design.
Thomas Adams was an important planner during the Garden City movement. secretary of the Garden City Association and became the first manager of Letchworth. He developed a number of garden suburbs in England and later went on to teach planning at MIT and Harvard.
Saul Alinsky advocate of community organizing. organized Chicago’s poor late 1930s and 1940s. 1946 published Reveille for Radicals encouraged poor to become involved in American democracy. published Rules for Radicals, which 13 rules for community organizing.
Sherry Arnstein wrote “A Ladder of Citizen Participation” for the Journal of the American Planning Association in 1969. This article describes the levels of involvement by citizens depending on the form of participation utilized.
Rachel Carson wrote Silent Spring, an important book in environmental planning.
Rexford Tugwell Resettlement Administration head.worked on greenbelt cities program,construction of new self-sufficient cities.closely involved in the development of Arthurdale,WV Resettlement Administration community.NY City Planning Commissioner governor of Puerto Rico
Sir Raymond Unwin was an English town planner and designer of Letchworth. He later lectured at the University of Birmingham in England and Columbia University.
Catherine Bauer Wurster founder of American housing policy. worked to reform policy related to housing and city planning.served as executive secretary of the Regional Planning Association of America.wrote Modern Housing. Influential in the passage of the Housing Act of 1937.
The McMillan Plan 1901 - City Beautiful design is the McMillan Plan of 1901 for Washington D.C.
The Land Ordinance of 1785 provided for rectangular land survey of Old Northwest.completed following the end of the Revolutionary War.provided systematic way to divide and distribute land to the public.established sections and townships.goal to raise money through the sale of land
Homestead Act 1862-Lincoln-provided 160 acres land to settlers for $18 and guaranteed five years of residence.resulted in settlement of 270 million acres,10 percent of the land area of the USA.Mass farming led to creation of the dust bowl.Ended in 1976(1986 Alaska)
General Land Law Revision Act 1891 was passed by Congress. This Act provided the President of the United States with the power to create forest preserves by of the earliest preservation efforts. Yellowstone Park was granted as part of this act
Forest Management Act, 1897 allowed the Secretary of the Interior to manage forest preserves. the regulated harvesting of timber, mining of mineral resources, and use of water on forest reservations may be permitted by the Secretary of the Interior.
US Reclamation Act 1902- allowed the funds raised from the sale of public land in arid states to be used to construct water storage and irrigation systems.led to the eventual damming of nearly every major western river.
Public Lands Commission In 1903, President Theodore Roosevelt appointed the commission to propose rules for land development and management.
Antiquities Act 1906-first law to provide federal protection for archaeological sites.allowed for the designation of National Monuments.created to protect prehistoric Indian ruins and artifacts.president can designate national monuments without congress approval.
The Resettlement Administration formed in 1935 to carry out experiments in population resettlement and land reform. The result was the development of Greenbelt towns. folded in January of 1937. brainchild of Rexford G. Tugwell in Franklin Roosevelt's administration.
Serviceman's Readjustment Act 1944 commonly known as the GI Bill, guaranteed home loans to veterans. The result was the rapid development of suburbs.
Resettlement Administration Roosevelt-1935. This agency was responsible for the New Towns program which developed 0three cities based on Howard's (garden city) ideas: Greendale, Wisconsin; Greenhills, Ohio; and Greenbelt, Maryland. Additionally, 99 other new towns were planned.
New Towns Act 1946- UK led to the development of dozen communities based on Howard's ideas
Park Forest IL following WWI - New town
Alfred Bettman and Ladislas Segoe Developed the Cincinnati Plan 1925. First comp plan ever
McMillan Plan plan for Washington DC - City Beautiful -1901
The Regional Plan for New York and Environs Between 1922 and 1929, the Regional Plan for New York and Environs was created. The plan focused on suburban development, highway construction, and suburban recreational facilities. Stein and Mumford were involved in the creation of the plan.
U.S. Housing Act of 1954 required cities to develop comprehensive plans and provided funding for planning under Section 701. problem - it led to the creation of plans for the purpose of acquiring federal funds rather than to truly plan for communities.
first skyscraper chicago 1885
first dept. store salt lake city 1868
first subway boston 1897
first comprehensive zoning ordinance NYC 1916
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