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Community Architect: The Life and Vision of Clarence S. Stein

Kristin E. Larsen


This biography of Clarence Samuel Stein comprehensively examines his built and unbuilt projects and his intellectual legacy as a proponent of the “Garden City” for a modern age. This examination of Stein's life and legacy focuses on four critical themes: his collaborative ethic in envisioning policy, design, and development solutions; promotion and implementation of “investment housing;” his revolutionary approach to community design, as epitomized in the Radburn Idea; and his advocacy of communitarian regionalism. His cutting-edge projects such as Sunnyside Gardens in New York City; Baldwin H ... More

Keywords: architecture, Clarence Samuel Stein, investment housing, Radburn Idea, communitarian regionalism, Sunnyside Gardens, Baldwin Hills Village, Garden City, Regional Planning Association of America

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9781501702464
Published to Cornell Scholarship Online: May 2017 DOI:10.7591/cornell/9781501702464.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kristin E. Larsen, author
University of Florida