Collection: City Planning in Boulder

This collection consists of interviews conducted with the heads of the City Planning Department in Boulder. Most of the interviews were conducted on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of city planning in the city.

Sampson, Joanna F. – OH1096
Interview Date: 2002

People:¬† Albert McHevick, Arthur Lakes, Brett Wheeler, Don Dimico, Frank McHevick Jr., Harold DeBaker, Joe Janicke, Joseph Gabriella, Paul Sibley, Todd Hunter   Places: Boulder County, Foxtown, Marshall   Subjects: City of Boulder Open Space, City of Boulder Landfill, coal … Continue reading

Stoll, Garner – OH1040
Interview Date: 2001

Places: Boulder   Topics: job growth vs. residential development, sprawl, east county commercial development, high cost of housing, citizen’s initiatives, PLAN Boulder, Transferable Development Rights (TDRs), Crossroads Shopping Mall, alternative transportation.  

Suitts, Bill – OH1293
Interview Date: 2005

People: George and Everett Williams, John and Randy Pitts, Allen Lefferdink, Elizabeth (Beth) Suitts   Places: Boulder, Louisville   Subjects: Colorado Mortgage Company, Centennial Valley development, Guardian Savings and Loan (in Denver), Martin Acres (development, cost of homes in 1955-56, … Continue reading

Turner, E. Robert – OH0632
Interview Date: 1993

People: Walter Orr Roberts, Dwight Sayles, Ed Farmer, Archie Twitchell, Frank Buchanan, Francis Reich, Paul Crouch, Scott Carpenter.   Places:¬†Boulder.   Subjects:Boulder City Manager in 1960: water, NCAR, Blue Line, Crossroads Mall, PLAN-Boulder, IBM, Enchanted Mesa, council meetings, council members. … Continue reading

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