Founded in 1986, the Society for American City and Regional Planning History (SACRPH) promotes scholarship on the planning of cities and metropolitan regions and bridges the gap between the study of cities and the practice of urban planning.


SACRPH 2024 in San Diego

The San Diego coastline. Photo by Nancy Kwak.

The Society for American City and Regional Planning History will be holding its 20th National Conference on October 24 – 26, 2024, with both virtual events and in-person events at the University of California, San Diego. The Call for Papers deadline was March 31, 2024.

Attendees: visit the conference pages for detailed information on travel, lodging, and more.


Call for Nominations

The Nominating Committee of the Society for American City and Regional Planning History invites nominations and self-nominations to the SACRPH Board of Directors and to the position of President, and Treasurer. Please visit our SACRPH About page for the current leadership.

To submit a nomination, please use the online nomination form. The deadline for nominees is August 31, 2024.  

SACRPH welcomes nominees seeking to lead the organization, guide its strategy, serve on its prize committees, support its conference, and engage in the work of developing the field of city and regional planning history in the United States and internationally.