St. Charles Communities, United States, North America
 
 
Year1970latitude: 38° 36'
longitude: -76° 54'
Period
Initiator(s)
Planning organizationInterstate Land Development Company
Nationality initiator(s)
Designer(s) / Architect(s)
Design organization
Inhabitants37,000 (2008)
Target population75,000
Town websitehttp://www.stcharlesmd.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
 
St. Charles Communities, Maryland. Guaranteed by HUD under Title IV. Satellite at 25 mi. of Washington.


15 neighbourhoods, 5 villages of ca. 15000, linked by pedestrian paths. Schools in the center of the villages. Modular school construction to handle changes in enrollment.

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