Wednesday, October 15, 2008

"do-gooder" MD urban planning

Featured on NPR "Maryland Morning" today, developers are planning the first major renovation to downtown Columbia, Maryland, 40 years after the city was first planned by urban designer James Rouse. Joshua Olsen, author of the James Rouse biography Better Places, Better Lives was interviewed.

As a new "Bawlmerian" I had not heard about this "ideal" anti-urban sprawl city, some interesting historical links:

No comments: