Robert Moses, Jane Jacobs, Ed Blakely

April 2007
Planning;Apr2007, Vol. 73 Issue 4, p33
Trade Publication
The author reflects on the importance of commitment to planning to the progress of the city that continues to face policy choices as competing philosophies in the U.S. He argues that a company or any organization needs a unique planner to translate plans into actions. He added in the case Rockefeller Foundation it needs the provision of the lead grant for the preparation of the United New Orleans Plan and 13 district plans.


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