Most Successful Urban Planning - Ever?

Public Servant Blog dares to compile a completely subjective list of the Top 20 Urban Planning Successes of All Time, with selections ranging from the obvious (Amsterdam) to the less so (Marimont, Ohio). See if you agree.
August 10, 2010, 2pm PDT | Tim Halbur
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Amsterdam tops the list, and the Plan of Philadelphia is #20. In between, there are a number of Garden City-influenced suburbs and the inevitable High Line. Marimont, Ohio is #12:

"When Thomas J. Emery died in 1906, his widow, Mary Emery, undertook to erect a new town intended to serve as a national exemplar for suburban American and a permanent monument to her husband's memory. Thus, as one of the first planned communities in the United States, Mariemont is well-known for its charming historic architecture, lush foliage, award-winning schools and friendly, community-minded residents."

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Published on Monday, August 9, 2010 in Public Servant Blog
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