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Radburn, a planned community that was founded in 1929, was based on England’s Garden Cities. This photograph was taken on Howard Ave, named for Sir Ebeneezer Howard, whose 1898 publication Garden Cities of To-morrow influenced urban planners to design communities where people and nature lived in harmony with one another. Although Radburn is billed as, “A Town for the Motor Age,” the narrow streets and houses in close proximity have had trouble accommodating an era where most families own multiple vehicles.

Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Creator 2 Dates

1882-1975

Creator 2 Role

Urban Planner

Creator 3 Dates

1878-1936

Creator 3 Role

Urban Planner

Creator 4 Dates

1891-1954

Creator 4 Role

Landscape Architect

Subject Headings

Cities and towns -- Community -- New Jersey -- Fair Lawn -- Radburn;

Country Name

United States of America

Region Name

New Jersey

City Name

Fair Lawn

Keywords

planned community, Radburn, New Jersey, Sir Ebeneezer Howard

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