ARCHITECTURE & PLANNING
“Tom Hanchett coined the useful term ‘salad bowl suburbs’ in 2008 to describe post-World War II suburbs where ‘newcomer and native-born intermingle without ethnic boundaries.'” NY Times 2.23.11
Tom Hanchett’s study of Charlotte’s urban growth and planning, with emphasis on the surprising history of segregation by race and income. more >>
The Four Square House in the United StatesTom Hanchett’s Masters Thesis submitted to the University of Chicago in 1986. Download Four Square Thesis
Planner John Nolen
John Nolen, major figure in the dawn of city planning in the US, created Charlotte’s Independence Park, 1905, and the garden suburb of Myers Park beginning in 1911.
Legacy: The Myers Park Story by Mary Norton Kratt and Thomas W. Hanchett is available at the Duke Mansion or from Amazon.