Sunnyside Gardens, United States, North America
 
 
Year1924latitude: 40° 36'
longitude: -74° 6'
Period
Initiator(s)
Planning organization
Nationality initiator(s)
Designer(s) / Architect(s)Clarence S. Stein
Henry Wright
Frederick Lee Ackerman
Design organizationClarence S. Stein, Henry Wright, and Frederick Lee Ackerman worked with Landscape Architect Marjorie
Inhabitants
Target population1,200
Town website
Town related linkshttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sunnyside_Gardens
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
 

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Sunnyside Gardens, a borough of Queens in New York City, was viewed by it's developpers as a social, economic and architectural experiment. Sunnyside Gardens is based on the tradition of the English Garden Cities.

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