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Assignment | Urban Planning (McGinley): Getting Started

ARTS 1301 | Prof. M. McGinley (Fall 2022)

The Assignment

Pick a major city from anywhere on the globe, e.g.

  • Athens
  • Babylon
  • Dubai
  • Hong Kong
  • Istanbul (formerly Constantinople)
  • Jerusalem
  • Lagos
  • London
  • Mexico City
  • Moscow
  • Mumbai
  • New York City
  • Paris
  • Rome
  • Singapore
  • Tokyo
  • Washington, D.C.

Keyword starters:

urban planning, city planning, urban development, zoning, cartography, infrastructure

Topic angles:

quality of life, culture, commerce, geography, natural disaster threats

Books: Urban Development Perspectives

Reference these for information about specific cities (where applicable) or to get a frame of reference of the features of cities.