Avery Drawings & Archives Collections

Oscar Newman papers, 1959-1998

Series V: Projects

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Box 8 Folder 1 CIAM Exhibition Negatives & Prints, ca. 1959

Images of CIAM Exhibition (Tentoonstelling) at The Kröller-Müller Museum in Otterlo

Box 8 Folder 2 CIAM Contract & Correspondence, 1960 May, 1961-3, 67

Correspondence with Karl Kramer Verlag re: publishing, mis-advertised editor

Box 8 Folder 3 CIAM Reviews, 1961-4

Clippings and copies of articles

Box 8 Folder 4 Prints of Kenzo Tange CIAM Projects, undated

Prints of exterior photographs, site plans, floor plans, sections

Box 22 Folder 6 CIAM Cover Design, ca. 1959

[1 item]

Box 8 Folder 5 Cooper's Point, Camden, 1962-3, undated

Includes proposal; correspondence; prints of model images & illustrations; negatives

Box 8 Urban Design Award Announcement, Tenth Annual Design Awards, Progressive Architecture, 1963 Jan

Honored for Cooper's Point with Thomas Vreeland

Box 8 40 Under 40, Architectural League of New York, 1965

Honored for Cooper's Point with Thomas Vreeland

Box 27 Folder 1 Cooper's Point, Camden Illustrations, ca. 1962-3

[6 items]

Box 8 Folder 6 McGill Sca. Museum, ca. 1960s

Prints of floor plans, model photos

Drawer 209 Folder 2 "The Museum Complex" McGill Drawings, ca. 1960s

Perspective, floor plans, sections, elevations, details [17 items]

Box 8 Folder 7 Montreal Courthouse, ca. 1963

Includes "Courthouse Complex Extension for the City of Montreal" proposal, Photostats, prints of model photos & illustrations, negatives

Drawer 209 Folder 3 Montreal Court House Project Illustrations, ca. 1963

Copies of aerial perspective and perspective illustrations [2 items]

Box 8 Folder 8 Cite Etudiante de Hull, ca. 1964

"High School Campus for 10,000 Students" in Quebec: includes report; program originals; program report; sketched library floorplans; prints of site plans and illustrations; correspondence from 1968 with Papineau, Gerin-Lajoie, and Leblanc re: Melvin Charney's use of project

Box 8 Folder 9 Fisherman's Housing, ca. 1960s

Halifax, Nova Scotia: incudes summary and print

Box 8 Folder 10 "Report on Housing Demands in the Municipality of Greater Drummondville in the Eastern Townships of the Province of Quebec", ca. 1963

Includes site plan

Box 8 Folder 11 Shopping Centers: ARCH 704, ca. 1965-6

[Possible student projects] background information, site plans & diagrams re: Place Villa Marie, Montreal, Canada; CBD Redevelopment Project, Fort Worth, TX; New England Shopping Center, Saugus, MA; "Shopping Centre," Lulea, Sweden; Harlow New Town, England; Penn Center and Market East, Philadelphia, PA; Hotorget, Stockholm, Sweden; Charles Center, Baltimore, MD; Priene, Asia Minor; Hyde Park Redevelopment Shopping Center, Chicago, IL; Lijnbaan, Rotterdam, Holland;

Box 8 Folder 12 Campus Designs, ca. 1965-6

[Possible student projects] background information, site plans & diagrams re: Meramec Community College, St. Louis, MO; Philipps University, Marburg, Germany; University of Toronto/Scarborough College, Toronto, Canada; University of Baghdad; Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL; Berlin Free University, West Berlin, Germany; Santa Cruz Campus, University of California;

Box 8 Folder 13 New Towns in the U.S. & Europe: ARCH 701, ca. 1965-6

[Possible student projects] background information, site plans and diagrams

Box 8 Folder 14 University City Delmar, ca. 1960s

Box 27 Folder 4 University City Delmar Drawings, ca. 1960s-70s

Perspectives, sections, site plan, floor plans [13 items]

Box 8 "Rehabilitation of Union Market", ca. 1966

St. Louis, MO: booklet [2 copies]

Box 8 Folder 15 Union Market, St. Louis, ca. 1966

2 news clippings

Box 8 Folder 16 Park-Mall Lawndale Architectural Forum Article, 1968 Dec

Black, W. Joseph. "A Farsighted Study and Some Blind Spots," The Architectural Forum. pp.44-9; includes rebuttal letters published in 1969 Jan/Feb

Box 8 Folder 17 Park-Mall Lawndale Negatives & Prints, undated

Images of illustrations

Box 8 Park-Mall Lawndale, 1968

[2 copies]

Box 27 Folder 2 Park-Mall Lawndale Drawings, ca. 1968

Site info and diagrams [121 items]

Box 27 Folder 3 Park-Mall Lawndale Negatives of Sheets, ca. 1968

Site info and diagrams [47 items]

Box 8 Folder 18 Bethesda Metro Center, MD, ca. 1970

Master plan with Raymond & May: includes "Transit Center-Central Business District-Bethesda, Maryland"; copies; Photostats; prints of: model photographs, site plan, aerial drawings, and sections

Box 8 Folder 19 "Subdivision Plan for Buffalo, New York", ca. 1960s

Includes Photostats

Box 8 Folder 20 "Housing in Fulton Park Model Cities Area: Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York", ca. 1960s

Prepared for the firm of Raymond and May; includes Photostats

Box 8 Folder 21 Connecticut Capitol Center Interim Report Draft, ca. 1969

Prepared for the firm of Raymond and May Associates, Planners

Box 8 Folder 22 "Inventory of Space Availability in Four Detention Facilities, New York City Dept. of Corrections", 1971 Jun 21

Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, & Queens Houses of Detention for Men; Assistant Susan Jacobs

Box 8 Folder 23 Annual Report: Project for Security Design in Urban Residential Areas, 1971

Box 8 Folder 24 "Stepwise Multiple-Regression Analysis of the Social and Physical Factors Affecting Crime and Its Location in New York City Housing Authority Projects", 1972

Includes results

Box 8 Folder 25 "Specifications for the Installation and Maintenance of Experimental Electronic Surveillance Systems at Bronxdale Houses", 1972

Contractor requirements, systems performance requirements, general information and design suggestions

Box 8 Folder 26 Bronxdale Houses, ca.1972

Project drawings, exterior and interior photographs, site plans, negatives, contact sheets

Box 27 Folder 5 Bronxdale & Clason Point, ca. 1969-74

Axonometric site plan and copy of Bronxdale; copies of Site Plans and Perspectives of Clason Point [13 items]

Box 8 Folder 27 Washington Sq. Park Fencing, 1973

Sketches, notes, correspondence, news clippings

Box 8 "Defensible Space Modifications to Eight Jersey City Housing Projects", 1973

Prepared for the Jersey City Office of Criminal Justice Planning by the Center for Defensible Space Design

Box 8 Folder 28 "Defensible Space Modifications to Eight Jersey City Housing Projects", 1973

Draft; A. Harry Moore Gardens, Booker T. Washington Apartments, Curries Woods Apartments, Holland Gardens, Hudson Gardens, Lafayette Gardens, Marion Gardens

Box 8 Folder 29 "The Effects of the Design of Housing on the Behavior and Attitudes of Residents", ca. 1973

From Architectural Design For Crime Prevention

Box 8 Folder 30 Henderson Street, Jersey City, pre-1974

Copies of site plans, plans, illustrations [possibly not Newman's project; now called Villa Borniquen on Marin Blvd.]

Box 9 Folder 1 "The Privatization of Streets in St. Louis: its effect on crime and community stability", 1974

ICDA report for National Science Foundation

Box 9 Folder 2 Private Streets of St. Louis, 1973, 1977, 1981 Aug, Nov, undated

Correspondence and proposal for National Science Foundation; prints of aerial and exterior photographs; clippings: Reason and Los Angeles Times

Box 9 Folder 3 "A Model Security Code for Residential Areas", 1974

Manuscript prepared for the Ford Foundation by Oscar Newman and Stephen Johnston at The Center for Residential Security Design

Box 9 Design Guidelines for Creating Defensible Space, 1975

U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.ca.; signed on first page

Box 9 Folder 4 Design Guidelines Partial Copies, undated

Introduction, Chapter 3, 6; suggestions from Karen Frank

Box 9 Folder 5 Design Guidelines Original Hand Written Draft, ca. 1974

"Achieving D.S. in New Residential Areas"

Box 9 Folder 6 Design Guidelines 2nd to last draft, ca. 1974

"Handwritten & typed changes to Design Directives"

Box 9 Folder 7 Design Guidelines Original Typed Copy, 1974

Box 9 Folder 8 Design Guidelines Typed Draft, 1975

Box 9 Folder 9 Design Guidelines Final Draft, 1975

"Any changes between this & printed book we done on edited prof sheets"

Box 9 Security Improvement in Public Housing: The Crime and Vandalism Problems in Two Indianapolis Public Housing Projects (Raymond Villa and Hawthorne Place) and Recommendations for Remedial Action: Review of the Plans for a Proposed New Housing Project: (Lockefield Gardens), 1975 Jun

Bound report [2 copies]

Box 9 Folder 10 Indianapolis Public Housing Projects Report, 1975

"Final Report: The Crime and Vandalism Problems in Two Indianapolis Public Housing Projects (Raymond Villa and Hawthorne) and Recommendations for Remedial Action: Review of the Plans for a Proposed New Housing Project: (Lockefield Gardens)"

Box 9 Folder 11 Indianapolis Floor Plans, 1975

Box 27 Folder 6 Indianapolis, Lockefield Gardens, ca. 1975

Floor plan, site plan, and axonometric drawings and copies [6 items]

Box 27 Folder 7 Indianapolis, Raymond Villa, ca. 1975

Perspective drawings and copies [11 items]

Box 10 Folder 1 Newark Floor Plans, 1975, undated

Sepia copies and originals of Row Houses & Walkups

Box 27 Folder 8 Newark Drawings, ca. 1970s

Floor plans, site plans, and axonometric: row housing, family housing, and elderly housing [see also Community of Interest chapter 9] [40 items]

Box 27 Folder 9 Oklahoma City Drawings, ca. 1976-78

Kerr Village photos, perspective drawings, axonometric of site [9 items]

Box 10 "Greenwood Gardens Martha Manor Redevelopment Study", 1976 Aug

Final Report for the Seattle Housing Authority; Shavey & Schmide AIA Architects, Oscar Newman& Assoca., LA-NY Corp., John Franklin, Northwest American, Paul Panagakis & Co., Ed Watanabe, Steve Wood & Assoca., Rutger Bouman.

Box 10 Folder 2 "Evaluation of Alternate Courses of Action in the Rehabilitation of the Greenwood Gardens/Martha Manor Housing Complex: Seattle", ca. 1976


Box 10 Folder 3 Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority Urban Initiatives, 1978-80

Includes correspondence; Response of the Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority to the HUD Public Housing Urban Initiatives Program: Targeted Rehabilitation and Management Assistance Component; City of Columbus Urban Initiative Anti-Crime Program prepared by the Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority; The Association of Residents from Urban Initiatives Projects; and the Columbus Department of Public Safety

Box 10 Folder 4 Columbus, OH Negatives and Prints, ca. 1976-82

Windsor Terrace, Sawyer Manor, Sawyer Towers, Trevitt Heights

Drawer 209 Folder 4 Columbus, OH Site Plan, ca. 1976-82

Axonometric site plan [1 drawing, 1 copy]

Box 22 Folder 7 Columbus, OH Perspective Drawings, ca. 1976-82

Modifications to Public Housing: Windsor Terrace, Sawyer Manor, Sawyer Towers, Trevitt Heights; contains perspective drawings and photographs [16 items]

Box 10 Folder 5 NY State Elderly Program, ca. 1979, undated

Partial draft and photographs of Seward Park & South Mall Towers

Box 10 "Final Report of Phase One: New York State Program to Reduce Crime in Communities of the Elderly", 1979 Sep

Prepared for the New York State Department of Housing and Community Renewal

Box 10 Folder 6 NY State Elderly Program typed original, 1980

Final Report of Phase One: New York State Program to Reduce Crime in Communities of the Elderly

Box 10 Folder 7 Stability Study Correspondence, ca. 1975-6

re: planning the study, salaries of Oscar Newman and Imre Kohn, work schedule

Box 10 Factors Influencing Crime and Instability in Urban Housing Developments, 1980 Apr

ICDA with Karen A. Franck

Box 10 Executive Summary, 1980 Apr

ICDA with Karen A. Franck [2 copies]

Box 10 "Housing Design and Children's Anti-Social Behavior", 1981

with Karen A. Franck

Box 10 Folder 8 Children's Study Draft, 1977

Box 10 Folder 9 Children's Study Draft, 1981

Box 10 Children's Study Interview Schedules, 1981

Includes both Mother's and Children's editions, 2 copies each (1 blank, 1 used)

Box 10 Folder 10 Children's Study Proposal for National Science Foundation, 1977 Nov

Box 10 Folder 11 Children's Study Grant Applications, 1977

Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, LEAA, NIMH, HUD

Box 10 Folder 12 "Effects of the Design of Housing on Parents' Ability to Control Their Children's Antisocial Behavior", 1977

"Concept Paper" sent to James Howell at NIJJDP-LEAA on 1977 Jun 17

Box 10 Folder 13 "Effects of the Housing Environment on Delinquency", 1977 Sep 23

Concept Paper for NIMH

Box 10 Folder 14 Children's Study Correspondence, 1977-81

includes proposed budget, negotiation agreement with Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare

Box 10 Folder 15 Crime Prevention Techniques for Commercial Buildings and Areas, 1982 Nov

"A Review of the Use of Hardware, Software, Personnel, Physical Design, and Locational Factors in Producing Secure Commercial Areas in High Risk Neighborhoods," Prepared for the U.S. Dept. HUD Office of Community Planning and Development Urban Enterprise Zone Program

Box 10 Folder 16 Crime Prevention Research and Notes, 1982

Includes juris search, drafts, notes, and reference material

Box 10 Folder 17 Crime Prevention Microfiche, ca. 1982

"1. Crime Prevention thru Envn Design, The Commercial Demostr. In…, 2. Street Lighting Projects, 3. Commercial Security Surveys & Burglary Reduction, 4. Reducing Park Vandalism, 5. Crime Prev thru Envir Design Tech Guide 9 - Sec Eng Desg Comm & Inst Fac, 6. Exxon Minipark - A Re-Design & Management Proposal"

Box 10 "Independent Management Review and Technical Assistance for Large, Troubled PHA's", 1983 Jan 6

Part I- Technical and Management

Box 10 Folder 18 "North Shore Fair Housing Center", post-1985

Nassau and Queens

Box 10 "City of Plantation: Safe Neighborhood Redevelopment Plan for Gateway District 7", ca. 1989

[2 copies; 1 bound, 1 unbound]

Box 10 "Central Plantation Safe Neighborhood District: Crime Problems, Planning Needs, & Remedies", 1990 Apr


Box 10 Folder 19 Plantation B&W Negatives, undated

Box 27 Folder 10 Plantation Illustrations & Site Maps, undated

Copies of illustrations, data, site maps [5 drawings]

Box 11 Folder 1 Peru, ca. 1980s-90s

Includes "Law Granting Title to the 'Pueblos Jovenes' (P.J.s)"; "Law Simplifying the Land Title Granting Procedure (Adjudication)"; "Ombudsman Laws to Simplify Legal Transactions"; notes

Box 11 Planos de Lima 1613-1983, 1983

Seleccion, introduccion y notas; Juan Gunther Doering

Box 11 Folder 2 Chicago Negatives & Contact Sheets, undated

Box 11 Design in Community Renewal Programs Draft, 1966

"Proposals for additions to Chicago's CRP design component," contains notes and rewrites

Box 11 "Report of Examination of Financial Statements and Supplementary Data", 1979 Dec 31

Chicago Housing Authority, Ernst & Whitney

Box 11 Folder 3 Chicago: "Soul on Ice - Fat on Fire", ca. 1979-83

Essay on CHA and Mayor Byrne

Box 11 Folder 4 CHA Consultant Contract/Award, 1981-2

Box 11 Folder 5 Chicago Housing Authority Study Data for HUD Meeting, 1982 Jan 12

"Program for HUD/Wash. D.ca. Conference on Chicago HA Study"

Box 11 Folder 6 Chicago Correspondence, notes, reference material, 1992-4

Includes maps, "Demographic and Housing Characteristics of Chicago and Mount Greenwood" ; Elevator Maintenance ; interview with Pat Donnelly notes

Box 11 Folder 7 "Chicago Housing Authority Study: Work Task by Consultant", undated

Includes methodology, "Qualifications of the Study Group," & "Function of the Advisory Board"

Box 11 "Chicago Housing Authority Study: Work Task by Consultant", undated

Bound copy

Box 11 Folder 8 Chicago Report Draft, 1981


Box 11 "Review and Analysis of the Chicago Housing Authority and Implementation of Recommended Changes: Report on Task 1: Assessment of the Findings and Recommendations of the Previous Studies", 1981 Nov 26

Box 11 "Review and Analysis of the Chicago Housing Authority and Implementation of Recommended Changes: Final Report of Phase 1: Recommended Changes and Resulting Savings: Addenda", 1982 Jan 31

Addenda [2 copies]

Box 11 Folder 9 Chicago: "Original of Final Report", 1982

"Review and Analysis of the Chicago Housing Authority and Implementation of Recommended Changes: Final Report of Phase 1: Recommended Changes and Resulting Savings"

Box 11 Folder 10 Chicago News Clippings (1 of 3), 1982

Includes memo on Charles Swibel retiring from CHA

Box 11 Folder 11 Chicago News Clippings (2 of 3), 1982

Box 11 Folder 12 Chicago News Clippings (3 of 3), 1993-8

Newspaper and magazine articles

Box 11 Chicago, 1982 Jul

Box 22 Folder 8 Chicago News clipping, 1982 Mar 25, 1995 Jun 21

"Chicago Faces Urban Class Problem as School Is Constructed" New York Times; Chicago Tribune

Box 11 Folder 13 Homeless Shelter Negatives & Prints, ca. 1992

Franklin Avenue Armory and unidentified shelter: interior photographs, negatives

Box 11 Folder 14 Homeless Shelter Notes, Calculations, and Research, undated

Includes Keener Building Floor Plans

Box 11 Folder 15 Homeless Shelter Press Clippings, undated

Box 11 Folder 16 Homeless Shelter Court Cases, 1990 Aug; 1992 Jun-Jul; 1993 Jan-Aug

Callahan v. Carey/Eldredge v. Koch; Tolle v. Dinkins; Doe v. Dinkins; includes correspondence, drafts of affidavit/deposition, court order, appellate decision

Box 12 Folder 1 Dayton "Improving the Viability of Two Dayton Communities: Five Oaks & Dunbar Manor", 1992/4, undated

[2 copies; 1 "edited by ON on Sep/94"]

Box 12 Folder 2 Dayton Correspondence, 1991-5

Box 12 Folder 3 Dayton Notes and Research Material, ca. 1991-4

Includes census data from 1990

Box 12 Folder 4 Dayton Prints, ca. 1991-4

Exterior photographs

Box 12 Folder 5 Dayton News clippings, 1992-4

Box 12 Folder 6 Dayton "Community-Based Crime Prevention in Dayton", 1994 Mar

[2 copies]

Box 12 Folder 7 Dayton "Report on the Five Oaks Neighborhood Surveys", 1993 Dec 17

Kimble, Charles E. ; University of Dayton

Box 12 Folder 8 Dayton "Evaluation of the Five Oaks Neighborhood Stabilization Plan", 1994 Jan

Box 12 Folder 9 Dayton "Draft Update of the Five Oaks Neighborhood Stabilization Plan", 1995 Sep

Box 12 Folder 10 "Report to the BJA on ICDA's Analysis of Sites in Nine of the Competing CCP Cities", 1994 Aug 8, 15; undated

Bureau of Justice Assistance: notes and draft

Box 12 Folder 11 Ohio State, Columbus, ca. 1994

Correspondence re: request for proposals

Box 12 Folder 12 West Dallas Case, 1994

Lakewest Master Plan and court case documents for Debra Walker et al., v. HUD

Box 12 Folder 13 Flint, MI, 1994

Correspondence and data maps

Box 12 "City of Aurora 1990 Census of Population and Housing", 1990

Box 12 Folder 14 Aurora, CO Correspondence, 1994-5

re: contracts, visits, and research material

Box 12 Folder 15 Aurora, CO Research Material, 1994-5

Includes clippings, site plans, data, notes

Box 12 Folder 16 Aurora, CO "Mini-Neighborhood Stabilization Plan", 1995 May

City Council Workshop, Nancy Freed, Director

Box 12 Folder 17 Richmond, CA, 1995

Includes correspondence re: contract; agenda for ON's visit; Report on visit; "Analysis of CCP Sites for Defensible Space Modifications: East Bay Public Safety Corridor"; research material

Box 12 Folder 18 Richmond, CA Maps, 1995

Box 12 Folder 19 "Improvements to Code Enforcement Procedures", undated

Richmond, CA & Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Box 12 Visit to Richmond, CA, undated, 2001

Notebook: includes Edwin L. Crawford Memorial Lecture on Municipal Law at the Government Law Center of Albany Law School program

Box 12 Creating Defensible Space, 123 pp., U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Washington, D.ca., 1996

Box 12 Folder 20 Creating Defensible Space Original Manuscript, 1996 Apr

"Three Case Studies in Defensible Space"

Box 12 Folder 21 Creating Defensible Space Publishing, 1993-6

Includes contract and correspondence with McGraw Hill & John Wiley & Sons

Box 12 Folder 22 Creating Defensible Space Graphics for book, ca. 1996

Includes photographs and negatives

Box 12 Folder 23 Creating Defensible Space Unused Graphics for HUD book, undated

Includes photographs of Dayton

Box 12 Folder 23 "Analysis of the East Side of Bridgeport, CT Following the Removal of the Street Barriers", 1998 Nov

"Under a Joint Grant from the US Dept. of Justice and HUD" [original and copy]

Box 12 Folder 24 "The Improvement and Stabilisation of the Bijlmermeer: A Research and Implementation Strategy", 1980s?

Includes site plan, news clipping

Box 12 Folder 25 Outdoor Theatre- Harlem, undated

Prints of drawings, model photos, site photos

Box 12 Folder 26 Minimum Security Prison, State of Washington, undated

Copies of site plans and floor plans for 54 man facility

Box 12 Folder 27 "Fifty-Four Man Moderate-Security Correctional Facilities", undated

Draft: Alternate Incarceration Facilities for the State of Washington

Box 12 Folder 28 World Health Organization, undated

Copy of diagram and site plan [2 items]