Author:John Nolen

John Nolen

American landscape architect and city planner.

John Nolen


  • New Ideals in the Planning of Cities, Towns and Villages (1919) (transcription project)
  • The Art of Landscape Gardening, by Humphry Repton, 1752-1818. Edited by John Nolen (1907) IA
  • State parks for Wisconsin. Report of John Nolen, landscape architect (1909) IA
  • Glen Ridge: the preservation of its natural beauty and its improvement as a place of residence (1909) IA
  • Replanning Reading, an industrial city of a hundred thousand (1910) IA
  • The Making of a Park System in La Crosse: report (1911) IA
  • Montclair: The Preservation of its Natural Beauty and Its Improvement As a Residence Town (1911) IA
  • Comprehensive Planning for Small Towns and Villages (1911) IA
  • Madison, a Model City (1911) The History Collection
  • General Features of a Park System for Chattanooga (1911) IA
  • Replanning Small Cities; Six Typical Studies (1912) IA
  • General Plan of a Park and Playground System for New London, Conn. (1913) IA
  • Report on a Park System for Little Rock, Arkansas (1914) IA
  • Better City Planning for Bridgeport (1916)
  • City planning; a series of papers presenting the essential elements of a city plan (1916) IA
  • San Diego, a comprehensive plan for its improvement (1916) IA
  • A Good home for Every Wage-earner (1917) IA
  • The Effect of Land Subdivision upon Housing and Public Health (1917) IA
  • City Plan for Akron (1919) IA
  • New Ideals in the Planning of Cities, Towns and Villages (1919)
  • Local Survey and City Planning Proposals for Bristol, Conn. (1920) IA
  • Asheville City Plan (1922) IA
  • The Place of the Ceautiful in the City Plan (1922) IA
  • New Towns for Old: Achievements in Civic Improvement in Some American Small Towns and Neighborhoods (1927) (HathiTrust)

Works about NolenEdit

  • "The Roots of the New Urbanism: John Nolen’s Garden City Ethic." from the Journal of Planning History, vol. 1, no. 2, (2002), by R. Bruce Stephenson
  • John Nolen: Landscape Architect and City Planner, by R. Bruce Stephenson
  • "John Nolen and the Metropolitan Landscape" (2013), by Judy Beck


Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1927.

The author died in 1937, so these works are in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 84 years or less. These works may be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.