Gateway to the Profession of Planning

A black and white photo of an urban street crowded with people, wagons, carts, and horses.

Overcrowding on Hester Street in New York City, circa 1903. (Image courtesy of National Archives and Records Administration.)


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Fall 2010



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The purpose of the course is to cultivate the sensibilities necessary for effective planning practice. This objective rests on one key assumption: that a set of key sensibilities creates the right mindset for practice.

Bishwapriya Sanyal. 11.201 Gateway to the Profession of Planning, Fall 2010. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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