Carol Aronovici Edit Profile
B.I., Roumania, 1898. Studied, Paris, 1898. Bachelor of Agricultural Science, Cornell, 1905.
Doctor of Philosophy, Brown, 1911.
Came to the United States, 1900, naturlaized citizen, 1906. Head Union Settlement, Providence, Rhode Island, 1907-1909. Director Bureau Social Research, N.E., 1909-1911.
Secretary Suburban Planning Commission, Philadelphia, 1912-1914, Bureau Social Research, 1914-1917. Director Wilder Charity Foundation, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1917-1919. Director of housing, California State Commision on Immigration and Housing, 1919-1920.
Lecturer extension division, University of California, lectured at Brown U., University of Pennsylvania, University of Minnesota, University of Washington, Columbia University, New York University, etc. Director Columbia University Housing Study, Chairman Americanization Committee of Minnesota, World War. Studied social conditions in more than 60 cities.
Consultant on city planning and housing and housing legislation. Author: Nativity and Race Factors in Rhode Island, 1910. The Social Survey, 1916.
Americanization, 1919. Housing and the Housing Problem, 1920. Architectural Control, 1928.
Catching Up with Housing (with Elizabeth McCalmont), 1936. Housing The Masses, 1939. A plea for Civic Art, 1943.
Civic Art, 1944; The Public Fountain in Civic Art, 1946. Also is author of various brochures, articles and reports on sociological topics as well as comprehensive city plans for many cities. Editor: The Community Builder.
In Europe studying housing and city planning, 1 year Home: Greenwich, Connecticut†.
Married Florence Rosmand Parsons, July 1906. Children: Carol Parsons, Vladimir Stanwood.