The History and Theory of Planning - Ethan Brogden

Events

William Penn created the first plan for Philadelphia, PA (1682)

1682

The Plan of Savannah (1733)

1733

The Declaration of Independence (1776)

1776

Plan of D.C created by Le'Enfant (1791)

1791

The Louisiana Purchase (1803)

1803

First sanitary reform in New York City (1846)

1846

14th Amendment Passed (1868)

1868

New York Tenement Act (1901)

1901

Daniel Burnham creates the plan for Chicago (1909)

1909

New York City uses the first comprehensive zoning ordinance (1916)

1916

Standard State Zone Act (1924)

1924

The beginning of the great depression (1929)

1929

Federal Home Loan Bank System Created (1932)

1932

The Tennessee Valley Act (TVA) Established (1933)

1933

Herbert Simon creates rational planning theory (1945)

1945

The Housing Act of 1954 (1954)

1954

The Federal Highway Act (1956)

1956

Charles Limblom creates the incremental theory (1960)

1960

Housing and Urban Development Department (HUD) Created (1965)

1965

Housing and Urban Development Department (HUD) Created (1965)

1965

National Historic Preservation Act (1966)

1966

Coastal Zone Management Act (1972)

1972

Creation of the American Planning Association (APA) (1978)

1978