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


SACRPH 2022 – Harlem

The Society for American City and Regional Planning History announces it will be holding its 19th National Conference from October 20 – 22, 2022, with both virtual events and in-person events in Harlem, at The City College of New York City. Virtual panels, Tours in New York City, and a day of paper sessions are planned. A Call for Papers is on the Conference Website, with proposals due February 15, 2022.


SACRPH Statement on Black Lives Matter

On June 3, 2020, President Nancy Kwak, President-elect Marta Gutman, and Past-president Brad Hunt wrote in solidarity with Black Lives Matter and with protesters across the country seeking major reforms, accountability, and social justice. See the full statement here.


SACRPH Announces Awards

On November 2, 2019, SACRPH announced the winners of its biennial awards competition. Click here for full details.


SACRPH Announces Nancy Kwak as President, plus new President-Elect and New Board Members

At the conclusion of its November 2, 2019, board meeting, Nancy Kwak (University of California, San Diego) became the 16th President of SACRPH. The board also approved a President-Elect – Marta Gutman (City University of New York). New board members are: Alex Sayf Cummings (Georgia State University), Stephanie Frank (University of Missouri-Kansas City), Evan Friss (James Madison University), Guadalupe García (Tulane University), Paige Glotzer (University of Wisconsin – Madison), Rosemary Ndubuizu (Georgetown University), and Meredith Drake Reitan (University of Southern California). Click here for complete description of the SACRPH board and current leadership.

 

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