The Plan for New Haven

The Plan for New Haven

by Frederick Law Olmsted and Cass Gilbert

Introduction by Alan Plattus

Preface by Vincent Scully

Afterword by Douglas Rae

A gem of American urban planning history that would become a benchmark in discussions about the shape of the new American city

Long before cities were scrambling to go green and eco-conscious commuters were sensibly strapping on their bike helmets, New Haven, Connecticut, was envisioning a plan for its growth taken from the challenging ideas of the City Beautiful Movement and its call for civic monumentality. In a 1910 plan commissioned from ...

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