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Author Stein, Clarence S.

Title The writings of Clarence S. Stein : architect of the planned community / edited by Kermit Carlyle Parsons.

Published Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Store  711.45 STEI MF19    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxxvi, 717 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Notes "Published in cooperation with the Center for American Places, Harrisonburg, Virginia."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 681-687) and index.
Summary As the visionary behind the planned community in Radburn, New Jersey, Clarence Stein was heralded as one of the most progressive and controversial American architects and planners of the twentieth century. His ideas influenced well-known developments in Greenbelt and Columbia, Maryland; Reston, Virginia; and Woodlands, Texas. His collaboration with Benton MacKaye in the Regional Planning Association of America led to the building of the Appalachian Trail, America's prototypical greenway.
In The Writings of Clarence S. Stein: Architect of the Planned Community, Kermit Carlyle Parsons presents a wide-ranging selection of more than 500 annotated letters, papers, and other writings that shed light upon the personal struggles and professional achievements of this major force for change in community planning and regional design. Parsons supplements these documents with a succinct biographical introduction to Stein's life and career, 137 illustrations (including photographs, plans of Stein's work, and personal sketches), a complete list of his many projects, a bibliography of Stein's own articles and books as well as articles about him, and biographical sketches of the people mentioned in the documents.
Other author Parsons, Kermit C. (Kermit Carlyle), 1927-
Subject Stein, Clarence S.
City planning -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Architecture -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Architects -- United States -- Biography.
Variant Title Clarence S. Stein
ISBN 0801857562 (acid-free paper)