Newman, Oscar

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NEWMAN, Oscar. American (born Canada), b. 1935. Genres: Young adult fiction, Anthropology/Ethnology, Architecture, Art/Art history, Criminology/ True Crime, Psychology, Urban studies. Career: Principal, Oscar Newman and Assocs., architects and city planners, NYC, 1968-. President, Institute for Community Design Analysis, NYC, 1972-. Assistant Professor of Architecture, Nova Scotia Technical College, Halifax, 1961-63, and University of Montreal, 1963-64; Associate Professor of Architecture, Washington University, St. Louis, 1964-68, and Columbia University, NYC, 1968-70; Associate Professor of City Planning, New York University, NYC, 1970-73. Publications: (ed.) CIAM '59 in Otterlo, 1961; Defensible Space, 1972; Architectural Design for Crime Prevention, 1973; Design Guidelines for Achieving Defensible Space, 1976; Community of Interest, 1980; Unmasking a King, 1981; Review and Analysis of the Chicago Housing Authority, 1982; Express to Brighton Beach, 1983; Long Term Housing Plan for the City of Yonkers, 1987; Plan for District 7 of the City of Plantation, 1989; Improving the Viability of Two Dayton Communities, 1992; Analysis of Sites in Nine CCP Cities, 1994; Creating Defensible Space, 1996; Visualizing Myth, 1999.