Beginnings of City Planning in Dallas, Texas

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City planning in Dallas, Texas, gives insight into various aspects of the early planning movement in the United States. Dallas city planning offers an opportunity to study the initial work for a plan; citizens' involvement in the pre-planning campaign and later in the workings of the plan itself; the conception of the plan; its implementation; and the differences between the proposed and the implemented plan. Specifically, the 1911 plan for Dallas, Texas affords a chance to examine Kansas City landscape architect George E. Kessler's ideas on urban areas. He believed that planning for an adequate boulevard system would enhance the ... continued below

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iv, 74 leaves: ill.

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Presnail, Patricia C. August 1972.

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City planning in Dallas, Texas, gives insight into various aspects of the early planning movement in the United States. Dallas city planning offers an opportunity to study the initial work for a plan; citizens' involvement in the pre-planning campaign and later in the workings of the plan itself; the conception of the plan; its implementation; and the differences between the proposed and the implemented plan. Specifically, the 1911 plan for Dallas, Texas affords a chance to examine Kansas City landscape architect George E. Kessler's ideas on urban areas. He believed that planning for an adequate boulevard system would enhance the beauty of a city as well as improving the business climate.

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Presnail, Patricia C. Beginnings of City Planning in Dallas, Texas, thesis, August 1972; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc663345/: accessed November 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .