Riverton, United States, North America
 
 
Year1973latitude: 43° 2'
longitude: -77° 42'
Period
Initiator(s)
Planning organizationRiverton Properties, Inc.
Nationality initiator(s)
Designer(s) / Architect(s)
Design organization
Inhabitants
Target population25,000
Town websitehttp://rivertoncommunity.com
Town related links
Literature- * Hugh Mields, 'Federally Assisted New Communities. New Dimensions in Urban Development', Washington 1973

type of New Town: > scale of autonomy
New-Town-in-Town
Satellite
New Town
Company Town
> client
Private Corporation
Public Corporation
> policy
Capital
Decentralization
Industrialization
Resettlement
Economic
 
Riverton, New York. Title VII New Community, 10 mi. from Rochester.

Riverton has no town/neighbourhood concept, instead it has a non-hierarchial relationship, according to its size. There are allthough 5 smaller centers dispersed throughout the development.

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