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Larry Reich Urban Planning Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: R0146-REICH

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of 9 containers (8.3 linear feet) and includes the records of Larry Reich related to his work in urban planning in Baltimore City.


  • Other: Date Not Yet Determined


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Biographical Note

Larry Reich (b. 1919-d. 1994) served as the Director of City Planning in Baltimore from 1965 until 1990. Reich was born in Monticello, N.Y. in 1919. He served with the 312th Combat Engineers during WWII and fought in the Battle of the Bulge. After the war, Reich earned his bachelor's and master's degrees in urban planning from Harvard University. Reich's urban planning career included projects in Milwaukee, Knoxville, Philadelphia, Chicago, and San Miguel (El Salvador). His tenure as the head of the Planning Department for the City of Baltimore spanned the administrations of five mayors. Reich died in 1994 at the age of 75.


8.42 Linear Feet (9 containers)

Language of Materials



The collection contains 9 boxes that are currently not further described.

Custodial History

The source of immediate acquisition is unknown. The collection came to the archives prior to 2015.

Finding aid for the Larry Reich Urban Planning Records.
Finding aid created by Aiden Faust (2015). Revised by Laura Bell (2021).
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Repository Details

Part of the Baltimore Studies Archives Repository

H. Mebane Turner Learning Commons, Room 104
1415 Maryland Avenue
Baltimore Maryland 21201 USA