William H. Whyte

Urban planner, Author

1917 – 1999

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Who was William H. Whyte?

William Hollingsworth "Holly" Whyte was an American urbanist, organizational analyst, journalist and people-watcher. After his book about corporate culture The Organization Man which sold over two million copies, Whyte turned his attention to the study of human behaviour in urban settings. He published several books on the topic, including The Social Life of Small Urban Spaces.

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Born
Oct 1, 1917
West Chester
Also known as
  • Holly Whyte
  • William Hollingsworth Whyte
  • William Whyte, Jr.
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Princeton University
Died
Jan 12, 1999
New York City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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