By J Barry Cullingworth, J. Barry Cullingworth
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The Standard State Zoning Enabling Act The scientific management reform movement swept the country between 1910 and 1919. Although they initially focused on industrial management, scientific management advocates claimed its universal application to other areas such as schools, philanthropic institutions, governments, and cities. In short, it could be applied to any activity that sought to combine the values of efficiency with functional organization. (Boyer 1983) Zoning was a part of the scientific management movement which was sweeping America in the first quarter of the twentieth century.
This was so even if landowners were deprived of all use of their land, as an 1826 case illustrates. 3 Some sixty years after conveying land for the purposes of a church and cemetery, the city of New York passed a bylaw prohibiting the cemetery use. The New York Court of Appeals upheld the city: Sixty years ago, when the lease was made, the premises were beyond the inhabited part of the city. They were a common; and bounded on one side by a vinyard (sic). Now they are in the very heart of the city.
Indeed, urban planners seldom did more than follow residential and commercial developers with transportation and sewer systems. George Ford (1916b:353), in an essay on socioeconomic factors in planning, could argue that “it is now realized that the city is a complex organism, so complex that no doctor is safe in prescribing for it unless he has made a thorough-going and impartial diagnosis of everything that may have even the 30 HISTORICAL BACKGROUND remotest bearing on the case”; but, as Hancock has put it, “if there was a definite system in this work by 1917, however, there was as yet more hope than empirical data for making meaningful generalizations for this inexact science” (Hancock 1967:296).