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Richard T. LeGates
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Frank Lloyd Wright

Considered by many the greatest American architect of the twentieth century, this person was the author of "Broadacre City: A New Community Plan," among other works.

Le Corbusier

Born Charles-Edouard Jeanneret in a Swiss town known for its watches, this renowned architect and planner changed his name during his studies in Paris.

Lewis Mumford

This author of "What is a City?" was also a public intellectual who wrote more than 25 volumes on social philosophy, literary and cultural history in the U.S., technology history, and the history of urban planning.

Frederick Law Olmstead

This author of "Public Parks and the Enlargement of Towns" was a renowned landscape architect who planned Central Park, Riverdale, IL, the Capitol grounds in Washington D.C., and Stanford University.

Dolores Hayden

This author of "What Would a Non-Sexist City Be Like? Speculations on Housing, Urban-Design and Human Work" is an...

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