Fall 2012 Prof. Alice E. Novak
What was the name of the City Beautiful plan for Washington, D.C.? (2 points) Who had designed a plan for Washington, D.C. 100 years before the City Beautiful plan and why is the earlier plan significant to the later plan? (4 points) MCMILLAN PLAN (OF 1901) PIERRE L’ENFANT; HIS PLAN WAS USED AS THE BASIS FOR THE CITY BEAUTIFUL PLAN.
Give three forces behind urban growth as presented in class. (6 points)
POPULATION GROWTH INCREASED AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTIVITY FACTORY PRODUCTION LOW COST TRANSPORTATION What is the name of the certification for urban planners? (2 points) Is certification required to practice planning? (2 points) AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF CERTIFIED PLANNERS NO Designed by Almerin Hotchkiss, this suburb was originally intended to be the site for a school constructed by two Chicago churches. Instead, the resort hotel and 1857 lot sale funneled wealthy Chicagoans to the location. Name the suburb and one design feature that put it in contrast with the surrounding Prairie. (4 points) LAKE FOREST
SOME RESPONSE WITH ANY ONE OF THE FOLLOWING: WINDING ROADS, IRREGULAR BLOCKS, PICTURESQUE AESTHETICS AND LANDSCAPE Who wrote The Improvement of Cities and Towns? (2 points) CHARLES MULFORD ROBINSON
This ancient city, located in what is now Illinois, had a population of 10 - 20,000 people from 1050 - 1200 and showed signs of city planning. What is the contemporary name for this prehistoric site? (3 points) CAHOKIA
Give two reasons why City Beautiful failed in Cleveland. (4 points) NO RAILROAD STATION AT THE TERMINUS OF THE CIVIC PLAZA NOT ENOUGH GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS/NO CONTROL OF PRIVATELY-BUILT LOTS CIVIC PLAZA/MALL TOO WIDE AND NOT FRAMED WITH BUILDINGS ON EITHER SIDE
What landscape movement influenced the design of early suburbs and served as a precursor to urban parks? (3 points) RURAL (LANDSCAPED) CEMETERIES