Greenbelt, United States, North America
 
 
Year1938latitude: 39° 0'
longitude: -76° 52'
Period
Initiator(s)
Planning organization
Nationality initiator(s)
Designer(s) / Architect(s)Reginald Wadsworth
Hale Walker
Douglas Ellington
Design organizationWadsworth, Reginald J. (n.d.), United States, architect Walker, Hale (n.d.), United States, city pla
Inhabitants22,000
Target population
Town website
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
 

source: From Toward New Towns For America


Greenbelt, Maryland, was planned and realized within the Greenbelt program under President Roosevelt. The original Greenbelt program consisted of 8 New Towns. Eventually only 3 were built: Greenbelt (Maryland), Greenhills (Ohio) and Greendale (Wisconsin).

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