city planning

Definitions

  • Plan of the City of Quebec 1759
    Plan of the City of Quebec 1759
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n city planning determining and drawing up plans for the future physical arrangement and condition of a community
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Quotations

  • Frank Lloyd Wright
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    “To look at the cross-section of any plan of a big city is to look at something like the section of a fibrous tumor.”

Usage

In literature:

His plan was to stay where they were, a safe distance away, until morning, and then make their way across to the city.
"Motor Boat Boys Down the Coast" by Louis Arundel
This free school, planned to have dependence on Henrico College, was projected for Charles City.
"The First Seventeen Years: Virginia 1607-1624" by Charles E. Hatch
The plan of the city is in general "regular," i.e.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 1" by Various
You will hire me in the usual way; and we will tell you my plans when we are clear of the city.
"The Red Symbol" by John Ironside
They lithographed plans of the city and views of the public buildings.
"With the World's Great Travellers, Volume 1" by Various
Alfred heard you were in the city and he planned to ambush you; I tied him up and threw him into a closet.
"The Crimson Gardenia and Other Tales of Adventure" by Rex Beach
He is a living plan of the city.
"A Struggle for Rome, Vol. 2 (of 3)" by Felix Dahn
Miss Sallie for a time gave promise of wholly defeating Barbara's plan to go into the city to see Mr. Stuart.
"The Automobile Girls at Chicago" by Laura Dent Crane
It opens its eyes towards fair horizons and plans cities in the clouds.
"A Novelist on Novels" by W. L. George
The plan was to march upon Toronto, seize the city, and proclaim a republic.
"The Makers of Canada: Index and Dictionary of Canadian History" by Various
The plate opposite represents the plan of this ancient city, as indicated by the remaining edifices.
"Incidents of Travel in Yucatan, Vol. I." by John L. Stephens
It would seem that the city's plan for future buildings should make some use of the Polytechnic Institute land.
"Down Town Brooklyn" by Committee of Ten Citizens of Brooklyn
We begin to plan our cities and to a small extent our villages.
"The Holy Earth" by L. H. Bailey
An Art Commission is appointed when a city decides to become beautiful, and this draws up a far-reaching plan.
"Woman's Club Work and Programs" by Caroline French Benton
The city was planned as a grand example of what a capital should be.
"With the World's Great Travellers, Volume 2" by Various
If ever Simmons or Weston learns you are in the city, it will upset our plans.
"Rockhaven" by Charles Munn
As soon as I can manage to go over the ground I will plan out the city.
"Ghetto Tragedies" by Israel Zangwill
The city of New-Orleans is planned on a magnificent scale, happily and judiciously combining ornament and convenience.
"The South-West" by Joseph Holt Ingraham
His plan is fixed to take his household and seek a place of safety without the city.
"Studies in the Poetry of Italy, I. Roman" by Frank Justus Miller
The co-operative plans provide also for the improvement of the John Day-Prairie City sections.
"Third Biennial Report of the Oregon State Highway Commission" by S. Benson, W. L. Thompson, R. A. Booth, Herbert Nunn
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In poetry:

I'm a lamiter, Girzie, or I wad hae been
At the feast o' the mutches hauden yestreen
In the big City Ha'—the notion was gran':
Thanks to the gude bodies wha thocht o' the plan.
"The Feast of The "Munches"" by Janet Hamilton
(Again dolefully)
"Who can deliver us? Is there no saviour?
Is there no Chief with a Will and a Plan?
Not in a city-full? Oh, it is pitiful!
The hour it is striking - but where is the man?"
"A Dirge of the Morning After" by C J Dennis
Candidly, I do not hug a
Wish to go to Mugga Mugga;
To the Mugga Mugga Mountain by Yassberra's desert place,
Where they're planning - more's the pity -
To erect Australia's city,
To upraise a drouthy city - monument to our disgrace.
"Mugga Mugga" by C J Dennis

In news:

EL PASO , Texas — As the city plans its future children's science museum, Lynx Exhibits is transforming into the El Paso Exploreum living laboratory museum for children.
As the city plans its future children's science museum, Lynx Exhibits is transforming into the El Paso Exploreum living laboratory museum for children.
The Aiken City Planning Commission held a work session Monday night to discuss the Open Space Element and listen to concerns of residents about the document that some say is vague and confusing.
The Del Mar City Council on Sept 10 gave final approval of its downtown revitalization plan, which puts the measure on the Nov 6 ballot as Proposition J, and now the plan of action is educating the public on the 250-page document.
The city plans to widen the intersection.
City plans to spend $25K to entice drivers from 97 into downtown.
City plans $4 million Lake Alan Henry dam erosion project.
New York City plans to begin issuing film permits for exterior locations Monday, although not for any areas that were severely affected by Hurricane Sandy.
Shown above is the Department of City Planning's Greenpoint-Williamsburg rezoning map from 2005.
A federal judge has again barred Kansas from stripping federal family planning funds from Planned Parenthood clinics in Wichita and Hays as well as an unaffiliated clinic in Dodge City.
North Dakota's largest city is planning to offer buyouts to residents of 56 homes next year as part of a plan to protect them from Red River flooding.
Flint police and Michigan State Police troopers that patrol the city plan to arrest people for marijuana possession despite a vote on a city ballot proposal to decriminalize marijuana in some cases.
Mayor Bloomberg of New York City plans to ban sale of large sugary drinks.
The question now is what does the city plan to do to keep firefighters on the job.
" Geothermal power has been viewed by Yuzawa City as something that can generate business, so as a municipality we are actively promoting it," said Takakazu Fujiwara, an official in the Yuzawa City planning office.
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In science:

Two of them are situated on islands: Manhattan (with an almost regular greed-like city plan) and the network of Venice canals (imprinting the joined effect of natural, political, and economical factors acted on the network during many centuries).
Random Walks Along the Streets and Canals in Compact Cities: Spectral analysis, Dynamical Modularity, Information, and Statistical Mechanics
G (the number of junctions a street shares on the city plan).
Random Walks Along the Streets and Canals in Compact Cities: Spectral analysis, Dynamical Modularity, Information, and Statistical Mechanics
For instance, one can consider a graph of city plan in which the weights of edges are the actual lengthes of streets.
Random Walks Along the Streets and Canals in Compact Cities: Spectral analysis, Dynamical Modularity, Information, and Statistical Mechanics
Two of them are situated on islands: Manhattan (with an almost regular grid-like city plan) and the network of Venice canals (imprinting the joined effect of natural, political, and economical factors acting on the network during many centuries).
Comparative Study of Cities as Complex Networks
Faults in urban planning, poverty, redlining, immigration restrictions and clustering of minorities dispersed over the spatially isolated pockets of streets trigger urban decay, a process by which a city falls into a state of disrepair.
Random Walks Estimate Land Value
There were 900 units of PV systems installed in the socalled progressive city of Yokohama in 2009, and the Japanese government plans to install about 2,000 more 10 years hence .
The Japanese Smart Grid Initiatives, Investments, and Collaborations
Two weaker values also reflect the specificity of plan operators: “specific” and “general”.
Planning Argumentative Texts
The sub-plan surrounded by a dotted line reconstructs address elements, based on city, country and street.
Path Summaries and Path Partitioning in Modern XML Databases
Pedestrian Movement Analysis” (1986) (Department of City Planning, Transportation Division, New York City).
A Fluid Dynamic Model for the Movement of Pedestrians
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