New Amsterdam City Plan Comparison Essay by The Research Group

New Amsterdam City Plan
A paper comparing city planning approaches in Amsterdam and the US.
# 73032 | 1,350 words | 4 sources | MLA | 2005 | US

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This paper compares and contrasts the city planning approaches in Amsterdam and the United States.

From the Paper:

"In this paper I will discuss city planning in Amsterdam, The Netherlands in an historical and cross-cultural context. For those of us who have certain unconscious assumptions about what cities are and can be biased on our acquaintance with our own urban areas, studying urban planning trends in Europe and elsewhere can be a revelation. In a nutshell, the dominant influence on American city planning (or lack thereof) has been the automobile. It matters that our cities are primarily auto storage depots, observes James Howard..."

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New Amsterdam City Plan (2005, December 01) Retrieved August 15, 2022, from

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"New Amsterdam City Plan" 01 December 2005. Web. 15 August. 2022. <>