Wright, Henry

Wright, Henry,

1878–1936, American landscape architect and community planner, b. Lawrence, Kans., studied architecture at the Univ. of Pennsylvania. He was widely recognized as a leader in the movement for the building of better communities. He served (1918) as town planner for the Housing Division of the U.S. Emergency Fleet Corporation. Wright was a founding member of the Regional Planning Association of America, along with Lewis MumfordMumford, Lewis,
1895–1990, American social philosopher, b. Flushing, N.Y.; educ. City College of New York, Columbia, New York Univ., and the New School for Social Research.
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 and Clarence SteinStein, Clarence,
1882–1975, American architect, b. New York City, studied architecture at Columbia and the École des Beaux-Arts. Stein worked in the office of Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue, where he assisted in the planning of the San Diego World's Fair (1915).
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. This group imported Ebenezer HowardHoward, Sir Ebenezer,
1850–1928, English town planner, principal founder of the English garden-city movement. His To-morrow: a Peaceful Path to Real Reform (1898), reissued as Garden Cities of To-morrow
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's garden citygarden city,
an ideal, self-contained community of predetermined area and population surrounded by a greenbelt. As formulated by Sir Ebenezer Howard, the garden city was intended to bring together the economic and cultural advantages of both city and country living, with land
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 model from England to the United States. With Stein, Wright designed model communities at Sunnyside, L.I., and at Radburn, N.J. Radburn is especially noted for its superblock plan. He was consultant to the New York state commission on housing and regional planning during the 1920s, and later, to the Public Works Administration. Wright also taught at Columbia during the 1930s. He wrote Rehousing Urban America (1935).
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With this induction, Hull joins the ranks of formerly honored inventors, including Eli Whitney, Thomas Edison, Orville and Wilbur Wright, Henry Ford, and George Eastman, as well as Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak.
GLENAVON: Rice; Wright, Henry, Devine, Mallon; McCann, McMahon, Batey, Hyndes; Keenan, O'Boyle.
Left to right: Maya Angelou, James Baldwin, Amiri Baraka, Gwendolyn Brooks, Sonia Sanchez, Ralph Ellison, Rita Dove, Langston Hughes, Ishmael Reed, Audre Lorde, Sterling Brown, Toni Morrison, Alice Walker, Richard Wright, Henry Louis Gates, Nikki Giovanni, John Edgar Wideman, Zora Neale Hurston, August Wilson, Robert Hayden.
Marshall; MacPherson, Kerr, Lauchlan (McGowne 52), Montgomerie, Reilly, Mitchell, Holt, Wright, Henry (Nevin 76),