#1333 – 1967 5c Urban Planning

Issue Date:  October 2, 1967

Quantity:  110,675,000

Printed By:  Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Printing Method:  Lithographed, Engraved

Perforations:  11

Color:  Dark blue, light blue and black

 

Issued for the International Conference of the American Institute of Planners, this stamp publicizes the importance of urban planning and development.

 

Urban Planning

Urban planning is a combination of science and art that seeks to organize all related features of a city.  The goal of urban planning is to manage land use, transportation systems, and public works in a way that results in a compact downtown business area, mixed residential neighborhoods, and a minimal amount of urban sprawl.  Portland, Oregon, is often referred to as a model of successful urban planning.

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Issue Date:  October 2, 1967

Quantity:  110,675,000

Printed By:  Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Printing Method:  Lithographed, Engraved

Perforations:  11

Color:  Dark blue, light blue and black

 

Issued for the International Conference of the American Institute of Planners, this stamp publicizes the importance of urban planning and development.

 

Urban Planning

Urban planning is a combination of science and art that seeks to organize all related features of a city.  The goal of urban planning is to manage land use, transportation systems, and public works in a way that results in a compact downtown business area, mixed residential neighborhoods, and a minimal amount of urban sprawl.  Portland, Oregon, is often referred to as a model of successful urban planning.