The Making of Urban America: A History of City Planning in the United States

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Princeton University Press, 1965 - Architecture - 574 pages
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This comprehensive survey of urban growth in America has become a standard work in the field. From the early colonial period to the First World War, John Reps explores to what extent city planning has been rooted in the nation's tradition, showing the extent of European influence on early communities. Illustrated by over three hundred reproductions of maps, plans, and panoramic views, this book presents hundreds of American cities and the unique factors affecting their development.


  

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An essential source for historians of American architecture and urban design. Comprehensive geographic coverage, full of primary citations, and an excellent source for early city plans and views. Read full review

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Contents

EUROPEAN PLANNING ON THE EVE OF AMERICAN COLONIZATION
1
THE SPANISH TOWNS OF COLONIAL AMERICA
26
THE TOWNS OF NEW FRANCE
56
TOWN PLANNING IN THE TIDEWATER COLONIES
88
NEW TOWNS IN A NEW ENGLAND 115
147
COLONIAL TOWNS OF CAROLINA AND GEORGIA
175
fi PIONEER CITIES OF THE OHIO VALLEV
204
PLANNING THE NATIONAL CAPITAL
240
LAND SPECULATION IN AMERICAN PLANNING
349
TOWNS BY THE TRACKS
382
THE TOWNS THE COMPANIES BUILT
414
THE PLANNING OF UTOPIAN AND RELIGIOUS COMMUNITIES
439
MINOR TOWNS AND MUTANT PLANS
475
THE REBIRTH OF AMERICAN URBAN PLANNING
497
NOTES ON THE ILLUSTRATIONS
527
NOTE ON CARTOGRAPHIC RESEARCH METHODS
541

BOULEVARD BAROQUE AND DIAGONAL DESIGNS
263
11 GRIDIRON CITIES AND CHECKERBOARD PLANS
294
PICTURESQUE PLANNING IN THE ROMANTIC STYLE
325
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
543
BIBLIOGRAPHY
545
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About the author (1965)

John W. Reps, a winner of the Beveridge Prize for historical writing, is a professor of urban and regional planning at Cornell Universtiy.

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