A planned community, or planned city, is a community that was carefully planned from its inception. This guide provides basic information about these communities along with print and electronic resources.
The collection consists of a variety of materials relating to planned communities across the United States with a particular emphasis on the planned community of Reston, Virginia, and international communities as well. The collection includes correspondence, reports, promotional material, community brochures, newspapers, videotapes, slides, photographs and architectural drawings and blueprints. The collection is held by Georga Mason Univeristy in Fairfax, Virginia.