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Lynch, Kevin, 1918-1984



  • Existence: 1918 - 1984

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

A framework for the form of city study and some topics of study, 1954 December 22

 Item — Box 01-001: Series 1 [Barcode: 39080032136845], Folder: 2
Identifier: cuid43919

The study discussed became the Perceptual Form of the City, a research project investigating the individual’s perception of the urban landscape.

Dates: 1954 December 22

Figure 8, Some Major Problems, Boston, in The Image of the City pg. 24., 1959

 Item — Box 01-004: Series 1 [Barcode: 39080032146018]
Identifier: cuid44185
Scope and content note From the Series: This series complements Kevin Lynch’s 1960 book The Image of the City. The material contained in this series relates to Lynch’s study The Perceptual Form of the City, conducted at MIT with Gyorgy Kepes from 1954 to 1960. The research done in this study was the foundation of his theories on city planning discussed in the book. The majority of the series can be categorized into two main groupings, records documenting the planning, preparation, and...
Dates: 1959

Kevin Lynch papers

Identifier: MC-0208

This collection documents the career of Kevin Lynch. Lynch was a member of the faculty at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology from 1948 to 1978 in the Department of City and Regional Planning, and was a leader in the field of city planning and urban redevelopment. Material in this collection covers research data, correspondence, course material, trip diaries, and manuscripts.

Dates: 1934 - 1988

Student maps

 Digital Record

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Urban planning and environment 4
City planning -- Massachusetts -- Boston 2
texts (documents) 2
Cities and towns -- History 1
City planning -- History 1