Norman Tyler, PhD, FAICP
Norm served as a professor in the Urban and Regional Planning Program at Eastern Michigan University and retired in May 2014 after 24 years on the faculty.
In 2012, he was inducted as a Fellow in the American Institute of Certified Planners.
His special academic interests include historic preservation, downtown planning, and online applications for planning education.
Norm's professional resume
Eastern Michigan University Planning Program
Explore Norm's online Rivertown Simulation project.Books
The simulation is described in the Rivertown Simulation paper.
Historic Preservation: An Introduction to Its History, Principles, and Practice, 2009Selected articles
Planning and Community Development: A Guide to the 21st Century, 2011Podcast interview on Community Planning bookThe Day the Column Fell (.pdf presentation of book draft)
History of Transportation Systems in the United States: (.pdf of book draft)
"The Four Most Important Words in Transportation Planning"Other interests
"Integrating Historic Preservation Plans with Comprehensive Plans"
"Historic theaters as tools of economic revitalization"
"Place Making for the Well-Designed Community (PowerPoint)"
"The WebPolis (CityHallCommons.com) Consortium project"
"Promoting Interaction Through On-line Courses"
"The Basis for Land Use Law"
"Four Significant Land Use Taking Cases"
"Comparison of 'Advocacy' and 'Conflict Resolution' Approaches to Planning"
"The Impact of Wal-Mart Stores on Downtown Health in Michigan Cities"
Parabola City Concept: page 1; page 2
Ann Arbor Historic Street Exhibits ProgramPodcast describing Street Exhibit Program
Tyler Family Genealogy
Peace Corps and VISTA experience
Climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro
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