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Urban and Regional Planning. New York City. Government. How did Robert Moses, the urban planner, amass such unchecked-power in NYC? Update Cancel. Answer Wiki.

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This broadside against the prevailing scientific rationalism of urban planning extolled diversities of usage, old buildings and the organic structures of cities: “Why have cities not, long since, been identified, understood and treated as problems of organised complexity?” It was a powerful call in an era in which any such complexity was the very thing that planners were looking to organise out of existence.

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Robert Moses: Robert Moses, U.S. state and municipal official whose career in public works planning resulted in a virtual transformation of the New York landscape.
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A third station, the Ontario Hydro Generating Plant which is located just north of the base of the Horseshoe Falls was retired in 1999.

The Robert Moses Hydro Electric Plant is located in Niagara County of Western New York State between Niagara Falls, New York and Lewiston, New York.

The Sir Adam Beck Generating Stations and the Robert Moses Generating Station are build directly opposite each other.


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07/02/2018 · New York City’s first planning commissioner lost a bigger battle against Robert Moses than the fight Jane Jacobs won.
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The city’s mayor, Robert F Wagner, halted the condemnation proceedings in 1962. But the expressway was a beast that refused to be slain, thanks to continued support from powerful backers – none more powerful than Moses. By 1965, the mayor announced his renewed support, offering a slightly altered plan that submerged parts of the expressway complex, as well as a proposal for some new housing as a sop to relocated residents.

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The struggles between Jacobs and Moses loom large in the popular consciousness. The subject of books by and , they now feature in what is surely the world’s first opera about an urban planning dispute, , which premiered last month.

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When city planning supremo Robert Moses proposed a road through Greenwich Village in 1955, he met opposition from one particularly feisty local resident: Jane Jacobs. It was the start of a decades-long struggle for swaths of New York

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n 1961, , one of the founders of the publishing firm Random House, sent a copy of a new book by Jane Jacobs, , to the legendary city planner Robert Moses. Moses’s reply was curt:

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yes thestupid state of n.y. choose to rebuff moses and i lived in regressive rye n.y. but i,ll get to that travesty later on yes the stooges followed the geriatric WEASEL ROBERT CARO and thats why remember the pussillaminous pipsqueaks of the NASSAU county planning commission who declined to the siren songs of thepost menuapsual slut who HATED CARS jsne jacobs NOW NASSAU county is a econ. toilet bowl and long island a feminized marginalized sodomized simonized criminalized immobolized consumerized DEMONIZED DEATHTRAP do u stooges need another strom with the innocous name? my mothers flea bitten spoiled poodle was named SANDY. YES U STOOGES GOT YOUR truncated n.y. but now u have long island with the UNBUILT BRIDGE circa 1971 and the BIGGEST ELONGATED DEMONIZED DEATHTRAP in the cosmos!no north south EVACUATION ROUTE only the ATROCIOUS BLOOD BESPATTERED MURDEROUS BACKED UP PARKING LOT L.I.E. TO SODOM. LOOK DON,T EVEN MENTION THE death of tourism in the empire state wait no no way your empire got buried in a stink,in landfill in ISLIP, L.I. REMEMBER 1987

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Moses began his career in New York politics, shadowing Governor Al Smith in the early 1920′s, after earning a PhD from Columbia. According to a 1974 profile of Moses in The New Yorker, Moses took readily to politics. He became ”the best bill-drafter I know,”said Smith. What Smith and Moses were able to accomplish in Albany forever altered the terrain of New York state politics; they “reorganized” and consolidated many aspects of state government, offering Smith and his team a chance to implement the social reform goals of post-Depression politics. From there, Moses set his sights on urban planning.