URP 501

URP 501– Evolution of Urban Structure

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Course No.: 10310

Department: Urban and Regional Planning

Semester: 2018 Fall

Location: Hayes Hall – 403

Meeting Day(s): Tuesday-Thursday

Meeting Time: 9:30 AM - 10:50 AM

Faculty: Hess

Faculty: Hess

This course focuses on the spatial structure and function of cities and regions and the roles that urban planners play in analyzing and shaping cities and regions.  The objective is to reach a critical understanding of the cultural and historical processes and planning actions and policies that have influenced cities and regions.  Students will gain both a theoretical and practical understanding of urban planning processes as we explore problems and challenges currently facing communities in Western New York, the United States, and the world. Prerequisite: graduate standing.