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Of Land and Men; The Birth and Growth of an Idea
Of Land and Men The Birth and Growth of an Idea Author:Urban Land Institute This book tells the story of an idea - and of the man who conceived it. — The idea - the founding of a research organization to share existing practical knowledge about urban land economics - was not in itself unique. However, there lies a story of comelling interest in the dramatic early endeavors of the Urban Land Institute and th willingness ... more »of busy men to nurture it.
The man - Walter Seaton Schmidt - was one of those benign catalysts who could meld the brilliant talents of such individualistic early community developers as... and others into a fountainhead of practical information which turned business secrets into common business sense....« less