Lots to Learn from Billerica, Arnstein

Knack, Ruth Eckdish
March 2005
Planning;Mar2005, Vol. 71 Issue 3, p24
Trade Publication
The article informs that New England landmark, Billerica Garden Suburb, and a social advoacy pioneer, Sherry Arnstein, have been added to the AICP roster of National Planning Landmarks and Pioneers in 2005. Both of them, although cited for very different reasons, are significant reminders of planning's diverse history. The AICP jury found Billerica Garden Suburb notable for its innovative financing and contemporary relevance. The garden suburb plan is interesting on three fronts -- physical, historic, and economic.


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