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Legal Problems Confronting the Effective Creation and Administration of New Towns in the United States

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dc.contributor.author Hemingway, Richard W.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-09-26T19:11:13Z
dc.date.available 2011-09-26T19:11:13Z
dc.date.issued 1976
dc.identifier.citation 10 Akron L. Rev. 93 (1976) en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10601/1564
dc.description.abstract The purpose of this 1976 article is to determine what has contributed to the success of the British New Towns program and whether a similar approach may be taken to the construction of New Towns in the United States. Professor Hemingway has focused on the legal problems inherent in the creation and administration of New Towns instead of the social and other environmental aspects of town planning. This study concludes that the building of new towns is in an emerging stage where location and character is determined more by profit than by housing relief. For a similar approach to the British program to work, local areas must have their say, finance and construction should be left to the private sector, and programs must be rationally conceived while addressing conflicting local interests.
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.relation.uri http://www.heinonline.org/HOL/Page?handle=hein.journals/aklr10&id=103&collection=journals&index=journals/aklr
dc.subject urban sprawl en_US
dc.subject megalopolis en_US
dc.subject city planning en_US
dc.subject land use planning en_US
dc.subject zoning law en_US
dc.title Legal Problems Confronting the Effective Creation and Administration of New Towns in the United States en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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