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Peattie, L R
De Soto, Hernando
Fuller, Richard Buckminster
Lynch, Kevin; Rodwin, Lloyd
Gans, Herbert J
Allor, David J.
Birch, Eugenie Ladner
Wolch, Jennifer R.; Dear, Michael; Akita, Andrea
Bryson, John M.; Roering, William D.
Reps, John William.
Schön, Donald A
Kaiser, Edward J; Godschalk, David R
Callies, David L
Popper, Frank J.
Rittel, Horst W J; Webber, Melvin M.
Fainstein, S S
Keynes, John Maynard
Daly, Herman E
Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux win the design competition for what would become New York City's Central Park (built 1858-1873).
Letchworth constructed (as England's first Garden City, about 30 miles north of London)
Ford produces the first "Model T" automobile
first comprehensive zoning in the US
The United States Supreme Court (in "Buchanan v. Warley") declares that racially biased zoning is unconstitutional
Harvard opens the first graduate program in city planning
U.S. Dept. of Commerce (under Secretary Herbert Hoover) issues a Standard State Zoning Enabling Act
first comprehensive plan officially endorsed by a major US city (Cincinnati)
Village of Euclid vs. Ambler Reality
Housing Act of 1934 (establishes the FHA)
The U.S. Housing Act (Wagner-Steagall). Set the stage for future government aid by appropriating $500 million in loans for low-cost housing. Tied slum clearance to public housing.
the Full Employment Act of 1946
Disneyland Park opens in Anaheim, CA.
Beginning of destruction of Pruitt-Igoe public housing projects
Faneuil Hall Marketplace renovation in Boston
World War I
World War II
United States Great Depression
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