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Collection Inventory

Series I. Department of City Planning, 1954-1979

Scope and Content Notes:

This series covers the period that Smuts was the of Deputy Director of City Planning of Pittsburgh (1965-1970) and beyond. Materials document City Planning projects and program and include agreements, reports, and correspodence.

Subseries 1. Topical Folders 1957-1979

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries represents various projects and programs of the Department of City Planning. Materials contained in these folders include memorandum of projects, agendas, press release, agreements, reference materials, project proposals, financial/expenditures reports, photographs, presentation reports, area surveys, and multiple forms of communications.


Box 1
Folder 1 Action-Housing, Inc., 1972
Folder 2 Action-Housing, Inc. - Reports, 1968-1971
Folder 3 Action-Housing, Inc. - District Liaison - Neighborhood Programs, 1965-1970
Folder 4 Aerial Photography, 1966-1967
Folder 5 Allegheny County Health Department, 1976
Folder 6 Allegheny County Planning Commission, unknown
Folder 7 Allegheny Housing Rehabilitation Corporation (AHRCO), 1967-1968
Folder 8-9 American Institute of Architects and Urban American Inc. Design Concept Seminar, 1967-1968
Folder 10 American Institute of Planners - Finance Historical & Reference, 1968-1969
Folder 11 American Society for Public Administration (ASPA), 1966-1967
Folder 12 American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) - Urban Intern Program, 1966-1968
Folder 13 American Society of Planning Officials, 1970
Folder 14 ARA Project - Sixth Empire Fund, Inc., 1969
Folder 15 Armour and Company, 1963-1965
Folder 16 Armstrong Cork Company, 1965-1970
Folder 17 Automobile Deal Development, 1964-1967
Folder 18 Binswager Corporation, 1960-1961
Folder 19 Board of Education - Education Park, 1964-1966
Folder 20 Business and Urban Problems, 1968
Folder 21-25 Center Business District (Center 1), 1962-1969
Folder 26 City Business District - Library Avenue-Allegheny River Action Area, 1969-1973
Folder 27 City Information System – City Wide -Budget, 1969-1970
Folder 28 City of Pittsburgh – Neighborhood – Commercial Improvement Program – General, unknown
Folder 29 City Service Guide, 1969
Folder 30 Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, 1969
Folder 31 Community Facilities, 1967-1969
Folder 32-33 Community Renewal Plan (CRP): Open Space, 1964-1970
Folder 34 Comprehensive Planning and Programming, 1966-1967

Box 2
Folder 1 Downtown Development Plan, 1967-1971
Folder 2 Department of the Art Commission, 1969
Folder 3 Economic Development Plan, 1965
Folder 4 Environmental Nuisance Control, 1965-1966
Folder 5 Environmentally Sensitive/Predominately Vacant: City of Pittsburgh, 1969-1979
Folder 6 Exchange Fund Inc. – Director’s Meeting and Correspondents, 1969
Folder 7-9 Filtration Site, 1970-1977
Folder 10 Golden Triangle Association, 1960-1965
Folder 11 Herrs Island Project, 1964-1969
Folder 12 Housing Project, 1966-1969
Folder 13 Housing Program, 1966-1969
Folder 14 Housing Program R-5 Target Area, 1968-1969
Folder 15 Housing Program Relocation, 1966-1972
Folder 16 Housing Planning Reference Book, 1966
Folder 17 Hourly Work Schedule, 1974
Folder 18 Industrial Renewal and Development Projects Follow-Up, 1962-1963
Folder 19 J. H. Matthews and Co., 1965-1968
Folder 20-21 Joint Development – S1 Saw Mill Run- Design Concept Team, 1968-1969

Box 3
Folder 1 Land Use Control, 1967-1968
Folder 2 Legislation Program, 1968
Folder 3 Mauro, John T. - Speech American Society of Military Engineers, 1969
Folder 4 Mayor’s Office, 1968-1977
Folder 5 Miscellaneous, 1966-1969
Folder 6 N2 – Lower Northside, 1968
Folder 7 N3 – Federal Anderson, 1965-1969
Folder 8 Northside Anderson – East State Renewal Project, 1969
Folder 9 Parking, 1968-1970
Folder 10-11 Parking Ordinances, 1965-1976
Folder 12 Parks and Recreation, 1968
Folder 13 Pennsylvania – Overall Company, 1965-1966
Folder 14 Pennsylvania – State Planning Board, 1963-1966
Folder 15 Point Bridges & Pedestrian Paths, 1968-1969
Folder 16 Population Forecasts – Pittsburgh, 1968
Folder 17 Projects, Priorities, and Correspondence, 1969-1970
Folder 18 Port Authority of Allegheny County – Transit Division Planning Department, 1968
Folder 19 Public Action to Hold Existing Industries, unknown
Folder 20 Public Relations, 1964-1966
Folder 21 Public Safety Traffic Planning, 1968-1976
Folder 22 Public Works, 1969
Folder 23-24 Rapid Transit Program, 1968-1969
Folder 25-26 Rapid Transit Study, 1965-1970
Folder 27 Recreation Facility and Program, 1969-1970
Folder 28 Regional Economic Development Institute - Incorporated, 1967
Folder 29 Regional Planning Association - Annual Meeting, 1969-1972
Folder 30-31 Riverfront Program, 1958-1969
Folder 32 Rockwell Manufacturing Company, 1966-1967

Box 4
Folder 1 Seldom Seen Program, 1957-1958
Folder 2 Sharon Project, 1976
Folder 3 Slide Presentation, 1967-1968
Folder 4 Southwestern Pennsylvania Regional Planning Commission (SPRPC), 1965-1979
Folder 5 SPRPC - Open Space Task Forces, 1968
Folder 6 SPRPC-Work Program, 1966-1969
Folder 7-8 State Highway, 1967-1974
Folder 9 Strip District – Interview/Recon, 1963
Folder 10 Taber Follow-Up, 1977-1978
Folder 11 Transportation Thoroughfare Improvement Program – Index, 1968-1970
Folder 12 Tranist - Center City Transportation Project, 1968-1975
Folder 13 Transit - Center City - Wotsit Pitch, 1968-1975
Folder 14 Transit - Core Penetration - Final Analysis, 1966-1967
Folder 15 Transit - Core Penetration - Station Design, 1967
Folder 16 Transit - General, 1967-1968
Folder 17 Transit – National Transportation Center, 1969-1970
Folder 18 Transit - PAT property Acquisition – RT, 1967-1968
Folder 19 Transit – Pittsburgh Transit-Historical, 1958-1963
Folder 20 Transit – Pole Removal Program, 1968-1969
Folder 21 Transit - Regional Designs, 1966-1967
Folder 22 Transit 4 Transit Program Follow-Up, 1966-1967
Folder 23 Transit US Steel Penetration, 1969
Folder 24 Transit, Mass & Rapid – Core, 1966-1967
Folder 25 Transit, Mass & Rapid – Center Business District Planning- Distribution, 1966-1967
Folder 26 Transit, Mass & Rapid – Miscellaneous, 1966-1969
Folder 27 Transit, Mass, & Rapid - Reference, 1965-1966
Folder 28 Westinghouse – Information Systems Project, 1969-1970
Folder 29 Zoning Ordinance of Pittsburgh, 1968-1979

Subseries 2. Reports, Studies, and Proposals, 1954-1979

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries contains reports, studies, and proposals on City Planning project such as, North side redevelopment, highways and transportation, stadiums, Golden Triangle redevelopment, housing, Homewood-Brushton improvements and more.


Box 5
Folder 1 "North Side Study," April 1954
Folder 2 "State Highway Policies and Practices in Pennsylvania: An Appraisal by the Automotive Safety Foundation," August 1958
Folder 3 "Report on Proposed New Stadium," September 1958
Folder 4 "Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Chateau Street West Marketability Analysis," July 1959
Folder 5 "Planning Report Stage One Chartiers Valley Industrial Study Area," April 1960
Folder 6 "1961 Annual Report: A City Rebuilds," May 1962
Folder 7 "Freeways in the Urban Setting: The Hershey Conference," June 1962
Folder 8 "Pittsburgh Area Transportation Study: Volume 2 Forecasts and Plans," February 1963
Folder 9 "Data Processing and Simulation Techniques," October 1962
Folder 10 "1962-1963 Community Renewal Program: A City Rebuilds," October 1962
Folder 11 "Golden Triangle Study: Future Circulation," February 1962
Folder 12 "A Concept for Personnel Distribution and Circulation in a City Central Core," June 1965
Folder 13 "Lower Northside: Basic Conditions Reports," December 1964
Folder 14 "Community Renewal Project Progress Report: Simulation Model Number 5," January 1964
Folder 15 "State of the Region Project: Work Element 5: A Prospectus for the Study of Leadership in Southwestern Pennsylvania," July 1964
Folder 16 "A Plan and Program for Industrial Development in Pittsburgh," 1965
Folder 17 "Study Design: Drainage Basins and Flood Plains Sanitary Sewerage Water Supply and Service Project No. Penna. P-103," August 1965
Folder 18 "Study Design Transportation - Air Project No. Penna. P-103 Contract No. Penna. P-103(G)," September 1965
Folder 19 "Highways and Urban Development: Report on the Second National Conference," November 1966
Folder 20 "1966 Work Program," 1966
Folder 21 "Housing Report Summary City of Pittsburgh," April 1966
Folder 22 "Feasibility Report Filling the Herrs Island Back Channel for Future Land Development," August 1967
Folder 23 "What it Takes to Build a City of Housing Opportunities," May-June 1967
Folder 24 "Planning Programming Budgeting for City, State, County Objectivies," April 1967
Folder 25 "Auto Pound Study," April 1967
Folder 26 "Information Systems Laboratory: Capabilities and Experiences in Public Systems," June 1968
Folder 27 "Homewood Brushton Neighborhood Improvement Program," March 1968
Folder 28 "Manchester Basic Conditions Report," January 1968
Folder 29 "Tax Delinquent Property Transfer Program Progress Report," April 1968
Folder 30 "City of Pittsburgh Change in the Housing Inventory 1960-1968," August 1968
Folder 31 "1967-1968 Work Program," 1969
Folder 32 "Westinghouse - Information System Department Organization Plan: Agreement No. 19170, Report No. 1," May 1969
Folder 33 "Westinghouse - Preliminary Organization and Staffing Plan: Agreement No. 9247, Report No.1," April 1969
Folder 34 "Westinghouse - Information System Office Recruitment Plan: Agreement No. 19170, Report No. 2," July 1969
Folder 35 "Westinghouse - A Study Report Covering: City of Pittsburgh Information System Study: Findings and Recommendations for a Central Information Processing Facility," February 1969
Folder 36 "Westinghouse - Information System Project System Description: Agreement No. 19170, Report No.3," August 1969
Folder 37 "Westinghouse Reports 1969," 1969
Folder 38 "A Profile of the Residents of Sheraden Park: Comprehensive Planning and Programming Division," April 1969
Folder 39 "Herr's Island Study: A Recreation Island for Pittsburgh and Allegheny County," January 1969
Folder 40 "The Black Population and its Housing: A Social and Economic Profile of The Black Community in the Pittsburgh Metropolitan Area," May 1969
Folder 41 "Message of the Mayor," January 1969
Folder 42 "A Profile of the Residents of Pennley Park: Comprehensive Planning and Programming Division," June 1969
Folder 43 "Clifton Park Basic Conditions Report," September 1969
Folder 44 "City of Pittsburgh Changes in the Housing Inventory 1960-1968," January 1969
Folder 45 "Anderson-Chestnut Land Assembly Program for Highways and Riverside Imporvement," February 1970
Folder 46 "Sewage System: Plan and Program City of Pittsbrugh," January, 1970
Folder 47 "A Development and Renewal Program for Pittsburgh: Summary Documentation," February 1970
Folder 48 "London Borough of Haringey Seven Sisters Study: Project Submission," September 1970
Folder 49 "Lower North Side District Plan," May 1970
Folder 50 "Golden Triangle Street Program 1968-1973," February 1968

Series II. Pennsylvania Economy League, 1951-1969

Scope and Content Notes:

This series highlights Smuts' work with the Pennsylvania Economy League. Some of the folders contain in-depth reports and information about counties in southwestern Pennsylvania, including field reports, contacts, industrial surveys, pamphlets, demographics, and planning programs.


Box 6
Folders 1 County-Armstrong, 1951-1958
Folder 2 County-Butler, 1954
Folder 3 County-Fayette, 1954-1958
Folder 4 County-Westmoreland, 1953-1958
Folder 5 Environmental Nuisance Control - Air Pollution, 1967-1969
Folder 6 Environmental Nuisance Control - Litter, 1955-1956
Folder 7 General, 1966-1969
Folder 8 “Financing the Civic Auditorium,” January 1956
Folder 9 “A More Effective Industrial Development Program for the Pittsburgh Region,” November 1954
Folder 10 “A More Effective Industrial Development Program for the Pittsburgh Region – Appendices,” 1954
Folder 11 “Recommended Program and Staffing of the Pennsylvania Department of Commerce,” 1955

Series III. Personal, 1953-1980

Scope and Content Notes:

The Personal series contains Smuts' correspondence with local businesses, professional associations, and personal acquaintances. It also includes materials related to voter registration drives in Allegheny County. Other folders include materials concerning his marriage to Marjorie Palmer and her business, Marj Palmer Associates.


Box 6
Folder 12 Allegheny County Government, 1962-1963
Folder 13 Awards, 1963
Folder 14-18 Correspondence, 1971-1976
Folder 19 Daily Calendar, 1956
Folder 20 Litchfield Park, 1966
Folder 21 Marjorie Ann Palmer Smuts, 1953-1980
Folder 22 Marj Palmer Associates, 1979

Series IV. Professional Associations, 1945-1976

Scope and Content Notes:

This series covers the multitude of professional and personal associations that Smuts was involved with throughout his life. It contains newsletters, by-laws, correspondence, and speeches. Of special note are the files on the Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation, which includes flyers, memorandums, correspondence, handwritten notes, and newsletters. Smuts also taught Urban Studies classes at both Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) and the University of Pittsburgh; this folder contains the syllabus, correspondence, list of textbooks, presentation slides and notes. Smuts was also actively involved with the CMU Alumni Association, which is documented in a single folder of photographs, committee reports, executive board meeting notes, pamphlets, and newspaper clippings.


Box 6
Folder 23 American Conservatory Theater Foundation, 1965
Folder 24-27 American Institute of Planners, 1960-1965
Folder 28-30 American Society for Public Administration, 1956-1965
Folder 31 ASPEN Design Confrence, unknown
Folder 32 Committee for Industrial Development, 1945-1954

Box 7
Folder 1-3 Constitutional Revision Committee, 1962-1963
Folder 4 Courses - University of Pittsburgh and CMU, 1963-1966
Folder 5-8 CMU Alumni Association, 1969-1974
Folder 9 Foundation Data, 1953-1957
Folder 10 Letters of Recommendation, 1962
Folder 11 Mountain Club, 1963-1964
Folder 12 National Association of Housing & Redevelopment Officials, 1960-1963
Folder 13 Pennsylvania Planning Association, 1976
Folder 14-16 Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundations, 1962-1969

Series V. Regional Industrial Development Corporation (RIDC), 1949-1977

Scope and Content Notes:

This series includes documentation on projects of the Regional Industrial Development Corporation (RIDC) during the Smuts' tenure as its president (1957-1959) and beyond. This series also includes a significant amount of promotional material compiled on Pittsburgh area companies and includes industrial statistics for the area.

Subseries 1. Topical Folders 1949-1964

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries consists of subject folders related to various projects and reference material of the RIDC. Folders reflect daily operations and business relationships, board meeting minutes, agenda, notices, correspondence, press releases, copies of newspaper articles, and indexes.


Box 7
Folder 17 Boston Economic Study Committee, 1958-1961
Folder 18 Chateau Street West, 1958-1961
Folder 19 Chartiers Basin Survey 1958 Conclusions, 1958
Folder 20 Committee for Economic Development (CED), 1958-1963
Folder 21-24 Counties, 1955-1959
Folder 25 Economic Development – State Program, 1957-1962
Folder 26 Filing Index, unknown
Folder 27 Future Programs, 1959

Box 8
Folder 1 Government Improvement Ideas, 1958-1959
Folder 2 Governor’s Office, Pennsylvania, 1959
Folder 3 Industrial Area Renewal Program, Industrial Standards (Idea Book), 1954-1958
Folder 4 Industrial Clusters, Pittsburgh Region, 1959
Folder 5 Industrial Development Fund, 1959-1962
Folder 6 Interview Kit, unknown
Folder 7 Labor Management Relations, 1957-1961
Folder 8 Laurel Highlands Project, 1958-1959
Folder 9 Little, Arthur D. Inc., 1955-1959
Folder 10 Maps, 1951-1959
Folder 11-12 Minutes, Agenda, and Notices, RIDC Board Meetings, 1955-1959
Folder 13 Miscellaneous, 1961-1963
Folder 14 Mon-Yough Conference on Community Development, 1958-1959
Folder 15 Parks & Recreation – Herr’s Island, unknown
Folder 16 Penn-Central Railroad – Finance Street (Homewood), 1962-1963
Folder 17 Pennsylvania Department of Commerce, 1955-1959
Folder 18 Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry, 1957-1959
Folder 19 Pennsylvania Economy League, 1949-1962
Folder 20 Pennsylvania State Planning Board, 1957-1964
Folder 21 Philadelphia Industrial Development Corp. (PIDC), 1959
Folder 22-23 Pittsburgh Industrial Development Council, 1949-1952

Box 9
Folder 1-2 Publication & Press Release, 1953-1959
Folder 3 Research and Development, 1950-1959
Folder 4 Research and Development Syndicate, 1957-1959
Folder 5 Residential Development Analysis, 1963-1964
Folder 6 Regional Industrial Renewal Survey, 1958
Folder 7 RIDC- APA Study Scope & Procedures, 1964
Folder 8 Ryan, Robert H., 1958-1963
Folder 9 State Action Program – Pittsburgh Region, 1959-1965
Folder 10 State of Connecticut Development Commission, 1958
Folder 11 United Fund of Allegheny County, 1955-1958
Folder 12 Urban Land Institute – Correspondence, 1957-1963

Subseries 2. Reports, Studies, and Proposals 1956-1977

Scope and Content Notes:

The RIDC reports and studies found in this subseries appear to be used throughout Smuts' career and many date beyond his tenure with the agency. Many of these reports were used as informational tools to encourage companies to relocate to southwestern Pennsylvania. Included here are RIDC annual reports, studies on the expansion of the highway system around Pittsburgh, steep slope studies, and preliminary analysis of potential companies trageted for relocation.


Box 9
Folder 13 "An Interim Report to the Directors Eight Months Operation of the Regional Industrial Development Corp.," May 1956
Folder 14 "Statement on Industrial Area Renewal for the City of Pittsburgh, County of Allegheny and Other Counties of the Pittsburgh Region to the Senate Subcommittee on Housing," December 1957
Folder 15 "A Report to Sponsors of the Regional Industrial Development Corporation: Progress 1955-1957 and A Program for the Future," October, 1957
Folder 16 "The Pittsburgh Region Highway System and Future Economic Development," December 1958
Folder 17 "A Study of Civic Agencies in the Pittsburgh Area, Adapting Civic Agency Structure to Meet Renaissance Needs," October 1958
Folder 18 "A Report Submitted to the Industrial Panel, Urban Land Institute, 1958 for Consideration of the Problem 'How to Accomplish the Best Industrial Re-Use fo Blighted Urban Land'," May 1958
Folder 19 "Prospect Analysis: Research Centers in the Pittsburgh Economic Area," August 1958
Folder 20 "Prospect Analysis Automotive Industry," August 1958
Folder 21 "A Program for Continuing Economic Analysis in the Pittsburgh Region," February 1958
Folder 22 "Working Toward an Industrial Land Policy and Program for the City of Pittsburgh," May 1958
Folder 23 "Prospect Analysis: A Survey of Can Manufacturing Facilities (Preliminary)," December 1958
Folder 24 "Industrial Area Renewal Program Chateau West and Woods Run: R.I.D.C.'s Recommendations to the City Planning Commission and the Urban Redevelopment Authority," July 1958
Folder 25 "Highway Access Control Study: Pilot Study Route- U.S. 22- Monroeville to Congruity," November 1958
Folder 26 "Working Toward and Industrial Land Policy and Program for the City of Pittsburgh," November 1958
Folder 27 "Survey of Waterborne Traffic Patterns and Waterside Public Terminal Facilites in the Allegheny County Area: Volume 1 Narrative Report," October 1958
Folder 28 "Digest, Conference on Jobs and Business Climate in Pennsylvania," March 1959
Folder 29 "Community of Interest Between the Pittsburgh Metropolitan Area and the Upper Ohio Valley a Preliminary Analysis," 1959
Folder 30 "Chartiers Industrial Districts a Proposal to Put Idle Land to Work, Preliminary Summary Report," September 1959
Folder 31 "Northeastern Industrial Developers Association, Salary, and Activity Survey," October 1960
Folder 32 "Program of the Regional Industrial Development Corporation of Southwestern Pennsylvania," March 1962
Folder 33 "First Annual Report 1962," September 1962
Folder 34 "Six Month Report of the President Regional Industrial Development Corporation," July 1962
Folder 35 "A Progress Scrapbook," 1963-1964
Folder 36 "Report to RIDC Directors," April 1963
Folder 37 "First Annual Report 1963," August 1963
Folder 38 "Second Annual Report 1963," September 1963
Folder 39 "Pittsburgh Research - Key to Tomorrow," 1963
Folder 40 "Second Annual Report 1964 RIDC Industrial Development Fund," September 1964
Folder 41 "Third Annual Report 1964 Strategy for Growth," 1964
Folder 42 "The Southwestern Pennsylvania Region is on the Move," July 1964
Folder 43 "The Manpower Development and Training Act and Southwestern Pennsylvania," April 1964
Folder 44 "The President's Committee on Equal Opportunity in Housing and the Greater Pittsburgh Housing Conference," November 1965
Folder 45 "Third Annual Report 1965," 1965
Folder 46 "Fourth Annual Report 1965, Growth Through Technological Change," 1965
Folder 47 "Fourth Annual Report 1966," August 1966
Folder 48 "Fifth Annual Report 1967," August 1967
Folder 49 "The Human Resource, a Changing Regional Pattern 1968 Annual Report," January 1968
Folder 50 "Sixth Annual Report 1968," August 1968
Folder 51 "Public/Private Investment Partnership for Growth in the 70's, 1969 Annual Report," 1969
Folder 52 "The Changing City Report, Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh," June 1969
Folder 53 "Seventh Annual Report 1969," September 1969

Box 10
Folder 1 "Geo-Economic the Geographic factor in Economic Growth 1970 Annual Report," January 1970
Folder 2 "Eighth Annual Report 1970," August 1970
Folder 3 "Transition of a Region Southwestern Pennsylvania's Changing Economy, 1971 Annual Report," September 1971
Folder 4 "Ninth Annual Report 1971," August 1971
Folder 5 "Turnaround Employment Patterns in a Changing Economy, 1972 Annual Report," August 1972
Folder 6 "Tenth Annual Report 1972," September 1972
Folder 7 "Eleventh Annual Report 1973," September 1973
Folder 8 "Twelfth Annual Report 1974," 1974
Folder 9 "Diversification and Economic Opportunity 1975 Annual Report," August 1975
Folder 10 "Thirteenth Annual Report 1975," August 1975
Folder 11 "Fourth Annual 1976," October 1976
Folder 12 "Fifteenth Annual Report 1977," August 1977
Folder 13 "Pittsburgh Region Limited Access Highways," unknown
Folder 14 "The Pittsburgh Region Highway System and Future Economic Development - A Confidential Preliminary Report," unknown
Folder 15 "Analysis of the Preliminary Engineering Report Recommended Route for FAI-15 Washington to Warrendale Interstate Route," unknown
Folder 16 "Steep Slope Renewal Report Appendices," unknown
Folder 17 "RIDC Industrial Park, Allegheny County Suburban Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania," unknown
Folder 18 "Thorn Hill Industrial Park Allegheny County Butler County Suburban Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania," unknown
Folder 19 "Proposed Pittsburgh Research Center Bituminous Coal Research, Inc.," unknown

Series VI. Related Professional Materials, 1950-1979

Scope and Content Notes:

This series contains a variety of subject and project files that do not clearly related to the various professional positions held by Smuts. Clearly Smuts had some involvement in these projects but the relationship is not clearly evident in all cases.


Box 10
Folder 20 Allegheny County Indstrial Information, 1950-1958
Folder 21 American Society for Public Administration - Meeting and Reports, 1966-1973
Folder 22 Noise Pollution: The Rising Racket, (Audio tape) 1970
Folder 23 Breskin, Joseph - Westmoreland County, unknown
Folder 24 Butler County, Pennsylvania, 1952-1958
Folder 25 Byers, A.M., unknown
Folder 26 Cohen, Larry - Monroeville Project, unknown
Folder 27 County Information, unknown
Folder 28 CRP, 1963
Folder 29 Detter, Ritchey, Sippel Associates, 1970-1973
Folder 30 Designers Center, 1979
Folder 31 Disposition Procedures, January 1961
Folder 32 Downtown Projects - Penn Station, 1978
Folder 33 Doziadas Association, unknown
Folder 34 Dun & Bradstreet Reports, 1965
Folder 35 Empire Fund, Inc. - Director's Meeting, May 8, 1968
Folder 36 Greater Harrisburg Movement, Inc., 1973
Folder 37 Heinz Warehouse -#1, unknown
Folder 38 Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh, 1970
Folder 39 Housing Market Analysis, 1970
Folder 40 Johnson, Howard, unknown
Folder 41 Lawrence Paint Company Building Project, unknown
Folder 42 Lutheran Brotherhood Fund, Inc., 1964
Folder 43 Maps, unknown
Folder 44 Miscellaneous, unknown
Folder 45 Photographs, unknown
Folder 46 Pittsburgh Comprehensive Plan and Development Program, unknown
Folder 47 S. S. Kressge Company, unknown
Folder 48 Steel City Electric, 1970
Folder 49 Steep Slope Renewal, 1960
Folder 50 Urban Design Consultants, Inc. - Clifton Park, 1979
Folder 51 Vacation of Streets, unknown
Folder 52 Vacant/Sensitive "Neighborhoods for Living" Center, unknown

Series VII. Urban Development Consultants, Inc., 1959-1981

Scope and Content Notes:

The Urban Development Consultants series documents the primary consulting firm founded and operated by Smuts. The firm's primary clients include public, civic and private development organizations within the Greater Pittsburgh region.

Subseries 1. Environmentally Sensitive/Predominately Vacant 1964-1980

Scope and Content Notes:

Smuts actively participated in the development of Greenway projects by evaluating Environmentally Sensitive/Predominately Vacant areas of Pittsburgh. The subseries focus on various projects, land leases, studies that relate to the vacant land areas. Included in the folders are agenda of meetings, program and project proposals, annual reports, notes, analysis, blueprints, budget and service expenses.


Box 10
Folder 53 Concept - Environmentally Sensitive/Predominately Vacant, unknown
Folder 54 Acquisition Cost Techniques, 1971-1978
Folder 55 Aerials Photography, 1979
Folder 56 Area Analysis Summaries, 1979
Folder 57 Bigelow Acquisition Owner/Assessment, unknown
Folder 58 Department and Agencies - City Planning, 1979
Folder 59 Department and Agencies - Environmentaly Services, 1979
Folder 60 Department and Agencies - Housing, 1979
Folder 61 Department and Agencies - Housing Authority, 1978-1979
Folder 62 Department and Agencies - Land and Buidlings, 1978-1979
Folder 63 Department and Agencies - Mayor and Council, 1978
Folder 64 Department and Agencies – Miscellaneous Materials, 1978-1979
Folder 65 Department and Agencies - Parks and Recreation, 1977-1979

Box 11
Folder 1 Department and Agencies - Public Works, 1978-1979
Folder 2 Department and Agencies - Urban Redevelopment Authority, 1978-1979
Folder 3 Department and Agencies - Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, 1974-1979
Folder 4 Earlier City-Wide Property, 1964-1965
Folder 5 Handout References, 1979
Folder 6 Hazelwood, 1969-1972
Folder 7 Other Area Examples, 1970
Folder 8 Phase II Preliminary Analysis Methods, 1978
Folder 9 Richard King Mellon Proposal/City of Pittsburgh/Steep Slopes/River frontage, 1977-1978
Folder 10 Richard King Mellon Foundation Correspondence, 1978-1980
Folder 11 Scaife Foundation - City Proposal, 1978
Folder 12 Slide Show, 1979
Folder 13 Spiegel, Ben, 1978-1979
Folder 14 Zoning Controls, 1979

Subseries 2. Financial, 1959-1976

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries includes invoice reports, financial ledgers, consulting time sheets, and employee payroll and expense reports.


Box 11
Folder 15 Allegheny County Planning Commission - Contractual Details, 1959
Folder 16 Allegheny County Planning Commission - Consulting Activities Reports, 1959-1965
Folder 17 Bibliographies, 1963
Folder 18 Correspondence, 1960-1962
Folder 19 Duquesne Light Company - Consulting Activity Reports, 1962-1965
Folder 20 Federated Funds, Inc. - Board of Directors Activities, 1963-1965
Folder 21 Financial Aids for Urban Development (Course UA-251), Pitt GSPIA, 1964
Folder 22 Financial Statments (Urban Development Consultants), 1971-1976
Folder 23 National Association of Real Estate Boards (NAREB)- Building America Better Committee, 1963-1964
Folder 24 Margiooti, Rose E., 1964
Folder 25 Mayor's Office - City of Pittsburgh, 1963
Folder 26 Miscellaneous Employees - Urban Development Consultants, Inc., 1963-1964
Folder 27 Slocum, Robert J., 1963-1964
Folder 28 Waddell, William B., 1963-1964

Subseries 3. Greenway Projects, 1977-1981

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries contains documentation on multiple greenway projects that the UDC consulted on. The contents include area maps, blueprints, appraisal reports of property, lot and block order lists, project proposals, correspondence, gift of property procedure with documentation, pubic property transfer outline, reports, notes, newspaper clippings, budget reports, and project proposals. Some photographic materials are also included in project files. The images depict residential lots, aerial views, and neighborhood views.


Box 11
Folder 29 Becks Run Greenway, 1981
Folder 30 Beechview and Mt. Washington Phase 1, 1981
Folder 31 Bigelow and Polish Hill, 1977-1980
Folder 32 Charles Street Area, 1979
Folder 33 Conrail, 1981
Folder 34 Fifth and Forbes Corridor Maps, undated
Folder 35 Fifth and Forbes Parkway Corridor Property Data, 1980
Folder 36 Fifth Avenue Greenway Project, 2300-2500 Block Photographs, undated
Folder 37 Greenway Brochure Distribution, 1981
Folder 38 Greenway Project - Clarke Thomas Follow-up, 1981
Folder 39 Hazelwood and Greenfield Greenway, 1981
Folder 40 Liberty Tubes (Tunnel) South Greenway, 1981
Folder 41 PMMP - Greenway Publication Materials, 1981
Folder 42 Spring Hill and Spring Garden Greenway - David Cirocco, 1981
Folder 43 Spring Hill and Spring Garden Greenway - Joseph Garbowski Property, unknown
Folder 44 Spring Hill and Spring Garden Greenway - Salago Property, 1981
Folder 45 Spring Hill and Spring Garden Greenway - Treatment Area Phase II, 1980
Folder 46 Spring Hill and Spring Garden Greenway I, 1979-1981
Folder 47 Spring Hill and Spring Garden Greenway II, 1979-1981

Subseries 4. Health System Agency, 1970-1979

Scope and Content Notes:

The UDC created a subsidiary component entitled the Health Systems Consultant to work with the Health Systems Agency of Southwestern Pennsylvania, which studied the health care needs and services of the region. The contents include facility studies, program and project agendas, budget reports, meeting notes, program improvement plans and reports, hospital occupation statistics, hospital trustee’s seminar, and agreements.


Box 12
Folder 1 4 Hospital Dialogue- Joint Advisory Committee Meeting, 1970-1976
Folder 2 Advisory Group Meetings, 1976-1977
Folder 3 Allegheny County Hopstials - HSA and Health System Consultants, 1977-1978
Folder 4 Bergholz, David and George Taber, 1978
Folder 5 Clem, John, 1978
Folder 6 Contract and Services Rendered by Urban Development Consultants, 1977-1978
Folder 7 Facility Study and Planning Process, 1978
Folder 8 Facilities Development Plan, 1976-1977
Folder 9 Follow-up, 1978
Folder 10 Materials, 1977
Folder 11 Health System Consultants, 1977-1978
Folder 12 Hospital Occupancy Reports, 1978
Folder 13 Obstetrical Outline HSA and HSASP, 1973-1978
Folder 14 Preliminary Special Projects Outline, 1978
Folder 15 Regional Health Facility Study, 1978
Folder 16 Reports and Maps, 1978-1979
Folder 17 Shared Services Potential for Sub-areas - Fayette, Greene, and Washington, 1975-1978
Folder 18 Southern Allegheny County Hospital Association (SACHA) - Long Range Plan Development, 1978
Folder 19 Staff Education and Training Sessions, 1977-1978
Folder 20 United States Officials and Health System Agencies, 1978

Subseries 5. JDJ Associates, 1973-1985

Scope and Content Notes:

UDA worked in association with the JDJ Associates on a redevelopment project focused on Craig Street in the Oakland neighborhood of Pittsburgh. The project inlcudes documentation on commercial development of the street.


Box 12
Folder 21 Appeal, John and Jon Humphrey - Lease, 1977-1978
Folder 22 Balance Sheet January, 1979
Folder 23-24 Craig Square Shops, 1975-1978
Folder 25 Current Financing, 1979-1980
Folder 26 Economic Analysis, 1980

Box 13
Folder 1-2 Equity Investment, 1978-1985
Folder 3 Financial Analysis, 1978-1979
Folder 4 Financial Reference I, 1973-1981
Folder 5 Financial Reference II, 1979-1980
Folder 6 Gallery Shops Tenants, 1979
Folder 7 J.Harger - Juniper Hollow Gallery, 1978
Folder 8 JDJ Associates - General, 1978
Folder 9 Joint Venture - JDJ, Joel H.Kranich, and Lawrence N. Adler, 1973-1978
Folder 10 Joint Venture - South Craig St., 1979
Folder 11 Miller, Simon, and Wolf - Gallery Shops, 1977
Folder 12 Nierenberg, John - High Society Snacks, 1978
Folder 13 Partnership Proposals, 1978-1979
Folder 14 Sturgeon, Everatt - La Ventana Sur, 1978-1979

Subseries 6. Oakland Directions Inc., 1970-1980

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries includes documentation on the planning process to produce a redevelopment plan for the Oakland neighborhood of Pittsburgh during the 1970's. Included are committee meeting agendas, meeting notes, memorandums, general reference materials, and proposals.


Box 13
Folder 15 AD Hoc Committee, 1980
Folder 16 Darragh/Terrace Triangle, 1979
Folder 17 Implementation Program for Planning and Development, 1980
Folder 18 Magee Project, 1979
Folder 19 Oakland Directions Inc. - General, unknown
Folder 20 Oakland Planning Studies, 1978
Folder 21 Oakland Preliminary Draft Report, 1978-1979
Folder 22 Opportunity Areas, 1978-1980
Folder 23 Panther Hollow, 1979
Folder 24-27 Planning Committee, 1974-1980

Box 14
Folder 1 Planning Committee - Follow-up, 1979-1980
Folder 2 Planning Committee - Goals and Guidelines, 1976-1977
Folder 3 Planning Committee - Handwritten Notes, unknown
Folder 4 Planning Committee - January Meetings, 1979-1980
Folder 5 Planning Process Drafts, 1978
Folder 6 Planning Project Proposal, 1977
Folder 7 Short-Range Proposals, 1978
Folder 8 Supplemental Funding, 1978
Folder 9 Transportation, 1978-1979
Folder 10 Transportation Committee, 1977-1979
Folder 11 Urban Design Associates, 1978-1979
Folder 12 "Conklin & Rossant," unknown
Folder 13 "A Proposal: Planning for Oakland's Future," April 1977
Folder 14 "A Master Plan for the Oakland Area - A Proposal to the City Planning Department and Oakland Directions, Inc.," April 1977
Folder 15 "Planning Oakland's Future Phase II," May 1977
Folder 16 "Proposal to City of Pittsburgh Department of City Planning and Oakland Directions, Inc. for Planning and Urban Design Services," May 1977
Folder 17 "Oakland Area Pittsburgh - A Proposal to Prepare a Growth Management Master Plan," May 1977
Folder 18 "Planning Oakland's Future Phase 2," May 1977

Subseries 7. Reports, Studies, and Proposals, 1960-1981

Scope and Content Notes:

The subseries consists of reports, studies and proposals that were either produced by Smuts or were used in conjunction with projects undertaken by his firm.


Box 14
Folder 19 "Land for Industry," May 1960
Folder 20 "The Allegheny Seminar - Agenda Guide "The Movement of People and Goods in Allegheny County," April 1961
Folder 21 "The Allegheny Seminar - Agenda Guide "The Environmental Pattern in Allegheny County," April 1961
Folder 22 "Re-Use Value Appraisal, City of Meadville Redevelopment Area R 22 - Supplement to Land Utilization and Marketability Study," September 1961
Folder 23 "Review of the Stadium Urban Renewal Project and Recommended Financing Proposal," September 1962
Folder 24 "Winthrop Urban Renewal Project - New London, Connecticut," October 1963
Folder 25 "Land Utilization and Marketability Study - General Hospital Urban Renewal Project - W.VA. R-12," November 1963
Folder 26 "Proposal for Selective Counselling on Land Utilization and Marketability Gladstone Urban Renewal Project," December 1963
Folder 27 "Second Year Activites and Progress Greater Cleveland Growth Board 1963 Annual Report," February 1964
Folder 28 "Land Utilization and Marketability Study - Canonsburg, Pennsylvania - General Neighborhood Renewal Plan PA. R-132," June 1964
Folder 29 "Comprehensive Development Plant - The Chartier's Panhandle Region," August 1964
Folder 30 "Proposal for the City of Pittsburgh Participation in the Project 70 Program," October 1964
Folder 31 "Land Utilization and Marketability Study -Scottdale Plaza PA. R-189," October 1964
Folder 32 "A Plan and Program for Residential Development in Pittsburgh," 1965
Folder 33 "New Housing Site for Pittsburgh - Sweetbriar Hallock," August 1965
Folder 34 "Community Renewal Program Study," 1965
Folder 35 "New Housing Sites for Pittsburgh Greenway," August 1965

Box 15
Folder 1 "Steep-Slop Housing - A Fesibility Report," August 1965
Folder 2 "Land Utilization and Marketability Study - Wilmerding Project NO. 1 PA.R-134," March 1966
Folder 3 "Market Impact Study of Selected Housing Developments in the Pittsburgh Area," 1967
Folder 4 "Land Utilization and Marketability Study - Ninth Street PA. R-210," March 1965
Folder 5 "Greater Pitt - Gateway to the World: A Study of the Feasibility of Establishing Greater Pitt As a Major International Airport," May 1969
Folder 6 "Soil and Foundation Report Northside Riverfront Improvement," 1969
Folder 7 "Strategies to Provide a Community Center St. Nicholas Cathedral," November 1970
Folder 8 "Fifth-Forbes Corridor Study," 1969
Folder 9 "An Action Program for Downtown Pittsburgh," 1970
Folder 10 "Carnegie Mellon University Spear - Klee Property Disposition Development," 1970
Folder 11 "Proposal for Pittsburgh Convention Exposition Center - Advisory Committee on Exhibition Hall," January 1970
Folder 12 "The Redevelopment Area Plan - Clifton Park Redevelopment Area No. 36," January 1970
Folder 13 "Action Housing, Inc. Semi-Annual Report to the Board of Directors," September 1971
Folder 14 "Action Housing, Inc. Chairman's Report 14th Annual Meeting," January 1972
Folder 15 "Action Housing, Inc. Chairman's Report 15th Annual Meeting," January 1973
Folder 16 "St. John's General Hospital Development Program," June 1973
Folder 17 "Sample Scheduling Documents," 1973
Folder 18 "A Community Profile of Lower Oakand," August 1974
Folder 19 "A Community Profile of North Oakand," August 1974
Folder 20 "A Community Profile of South Oakand," Auguest 1974
Folder 21 "Allegheny General Hospital, Divine Providence Hospital, St. John's Hospital - Ambulatory Care Planning for the Northside of Pittsburgh," January 1974
Folder 22 "Development Program for Health Care - A Summary," 1973-1981
Folder 23 "St. John's General Hospital - Plan/Program for Development," July 1976
Folder 24 "Housing and Community Development Amendments," 1978
Folder 25 "The Oakland Plan, A Citizens' Planning Process," 1977-1979
Folder 26 "Journal of the American Planning Association Volume 45, Number 2," April 1979
Folder 27 "Geo-Science Department Proposal for Subsurface Investigation," unknown
Folder 28 "City of Pittsburgh Residential, Commercial, and Industrial Real Estate for Sale," unknown
Folder 29 "West Hills Center Associates," unknown
Folder 30 "Port of Pittsburgh - Fact Finder," unknown
Folder 31 "Pittsburgh Profile," uknown
Folder 32 "Part II of Lease of Land for Private Redevelopment By and Between Urban Redevelopment Aurthority of Pittsburgh and St. Margaret Memorial Hospital," unknown
Folder 33 "For Sale: Downtown Pittsburgh," unknown
Folder 34 "St. John's Hospital Development Program Phase I," unknown

Subseries 8. Topical Folders, 1952-1981

Scope and Content Notes:

The subseries consists of project and subject files, generally these were not part of larger projects undertaken by the firm, but reflect a wide range of business activity and professional projects. Included are significant documentation on projects for Carnegie Mellon University, Craig Square Shops, Health Systems Consultants, Mine Safety Appliances, Point Park College, and Westinghouse. Content of the folders include: business correspondence, memorandums, handwritten notes, proposals, reference materials, statistics of the project area, financial reports, pamphlets, blueprints, press releases, maps, photographs, area data, and related published materials.


Box 15
Folder 35 Abram, Leon, 1981
Folder 36 Acquaah-Harrison Senathirajah Associates, 1973
Folder 37 Action Housing - Rehabilitation Program, 1966-1967
Folder 38 Administrative – Accounting File, 1971-1974
Folder 39 Administrative – Armstrong County Contract, 1973-1979
Folder 40 Administration – Work Program with Department of City Planning and Development, 1967
Folder 41 Aiken Ave. Project, 1974-1980
Folder 42 Allegheny – Property Tax Rates, 1962-1970

Box 16
Folder 1 Allegheny County Health Department - Advisory Council on Environmental Quality, 1976-1970
Folder 2 Allegheny County Health Department - Pamphlets, 1968-1971
Folder 3-4 Allegheny County - River Front Acquisition Project, 1971-1978
Folder 5 Allegheny General Hospital - Consulting, 1973-1974
Folder 6 Allis - Chalmers Manufacturing Company, 1952-1962
Folder 7 Alman, Contract, 1975-1978
Folder 8 American Planning Association (APA) - Meeting Presentation Vacant/Sensitive Land Managment Study, unknown
Folder 9 American Society for Public Administration (ASAP) Pittsburgh Area Chapter and Conference, 1976-1983
Folder 10 ARA Project Follow-up, 1964
Folder 11 Armstrong County - Coal Conversion, 1975-1976
Folder 12-14 Arts and Crafts Center for Pittsburgh (ACCP) - Project Binder, 1968-1970
Folder 15 Beynon, William, 1973-1980
Folder 16 Billing - City of Sharon, 1971-1975
Folder 17 Billing - St. John's General Hospital, 1970-1975
Folder 18 Billing - Subcontractor Urban Design Associates (UDA), 1971-1972
Folder 19 Board of Pubic Education - Pittsburgh, 1961-1970
Folder 20 Branigar Organization, Inc., 1971-1972
Folder 21 Bus-way 35 mm Slides, February 1976
Folder 22 Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) General, 1974-1975

Box 17
Folder 1 CMU - Blueprints, 1972-1973
Folder 2 CMU - Bureau of Mines, 1964
Folder 3 CMU- Courses Taught - City Planning and Urban Design, 1964-1967
Folder 4 CMU - Facilities Conditions and Deasign Criteria, 1972
Folder 5 CMU – Final Agreement Draft Executed, 1972
Folder 6 CMU – Forbes Craig Area Development, 1970
Folder 7 CMU – Lecture Series, 1964
Folder 8 CMU - Playhouse Real, 1976
Folder 9 CMU – Press Releases, 1973
Folder 10 CMU – Proposal, 1973
Folder 11 CMU – Project, 1971-1975
Folder 12 CMU – Spear-Klee Project, 1970
Folder 13 Central Business District (Center 1) Market Square, 1969-1970
Folder 14 Center Medical Pavilion, Inc., 1972-1977
Folder 15 Center City Transportation Project – Downtown, 1970-1971
Folder 16 City Planning Commission (CPC) Consulting Activity Reports, 1961-1964
Folder 17 CPC – Hearing, 1974-1975
Folder 18 CPC – Industrial Contractual Details, 1960-1965
Folder 19 Chateau-West Project, 1960-1961
Folder 20 Clients – Action-Housing Inc., 1965
Folder 21 Clients – Baskin, Sachs & Craig, 1964-1965
Folder 22 Clients – Carnegie Institute of Technology, 1964-1965
Folder 23 Clients – David, Lewis, and Associates, 1964
Folder 24 Clients – Mine Safety Appliances Co., 1965
Folder 25 Clients – Zanesville, 1965
Folder 26 Columbia Corporation Follow-up, 1974
Folder 27 Comprehensive Health Planning Association of Western Pennsylvania – Joint Planning Advisory Committee, March 1976
Folder 28 Consad Research Corporation – Industrial, 1963
Folder 29 Constantin Property, 1972-1974
Folder 30 Continental Colonies, Inc. – Residential Land Development, 1971-1975
Folder 31 Continental Colonies, Inc. – Maps, 1966
Folder 32 Continental Insurance Companies, 1970-1973
Folder 33 Correspondence, 1972-1977
Folder 34 Counseling Center of Pittsburgh – Alan Dezen, 1981
Folder 35 Craig Street Development, 1973

Box 18
Folder 1 Craig Square Shops – Agey, Jim, & Robert Young – Decorators, 1980
Folder 2 Craig Square Shops – Baty, Richland – Leather and Antiques, 1981
Folder 3 Craig Square Shops – D.Lyon – Fur’s Shop, 1981
Folder 4 Craig Square Shops – Elias, David – Coffee Express, Inc., 1981
Folder 5 Craig Square Shops – Hackeny – Flowers, 1980
Folder 6 Craig Square Shops – Individual Prospects, 1977-1980
Folder 7 Craig Square Shops – Kedzuf – Haircut Services, 1980
Folder 8 Craig Square Shops – Kenny, Fran – Ice Cream Parlor, 1981
Folder 9 Craig Square Shops – Parent, Evelyn – Panhandler, 1981
Folder 10 Craig Square Shops - Retail Leasing, 1977-1980
Folder 11 Craig Square Shops – Schmid, Joan – Gilded Cage, 1980
Folder 12 Craig Square Shops – Small, Norma – Leather, unknown
Folder 13 Craig Square Shops Prospect - Ciccone, Dennis, and Gerald Farbar - Bookstore, 1979-1981
Folder 14 Craig Square Shops Prospect – Whetstone, Roy – Whetstone Environments, 1980
Folder 15 CRP – Residential – Conjoining Housing Analysis, 1965
Folder 16 CRP – Residential – Housing Act, 1965-1966
Folder 17 CRP – Residential – Housing Development Study AREA, 1966
Folder 18 CRP – Residential – Housing Market Study, 1964-1965
Folder 19 CRP – Residential – Occupancy – Vacancy Data, 1965
Folder 20 CRP – Residential – Population Estimates, 1965
Folder 21 Department of Transportation (US), 1968-1969
Folder 22 Department of Water - Gallery Area, 1975
Folder 23 Dithridge-Bellefield Project, 1976
Folder 24 Downtown Action Program, 1970
Folder 25 Duclos, Paul J., 1970
Folder 26 Duquesne Light, 1964
Folder 27 Duquesne Light-Brunot Island Project, 1972
Folder 28 Duquesne Light Company – Area Development Manual 1, 1961-1964
Folder 29 Duquesne Stag Products Co., 1965
Folder 30 East Suburban Health Center/Forbes Health Systems: Maps and Design Plans, 1964
Folder 31 East Liberty/Lincon Ave. Area: Photographs and Negatives, unknown
Folder 32 EDP, 1964-1970
Folder 33 Environmental Design Advisor Committee – Reference Materials, 1968
Folder 34 Environmental Design Advisory Committee – Program, 1960-1969
Folder 35 Estate Data – Administrative, 1969-1975
Folder 36 Feasibility Study Bikeway System Allegheny County, 1978
Folder 37 Federal Arts Program, 1980-1981
Folder 38 Fees and Contract Pricing Information, unknown
Folder 39 Forbes Health System, 1976-1977
Folder 40 Forbes Hosptal System-Site Analysis Project, 1976-1977
Folder 41 Forbes-Oakland Medical Building, 1975-1977
Folder 42 Franken, Dr. Paul - Syndikud Der Dresdner Bank Germany, 1971
Folder 43 Gay Cruising Area- South Craig Street, 1980
Folder 44 Graphics Plus, 1970-1978
Folder 45 Green Engineering, 1973
Folder 46 Grodin, Marsha - Sachs Realty Forbes and Craig, 1981

Box 19
Folder 1 Hammer, Siler, George Associate, Inc., 1971
Folder 2 Hartford Process - American City Corporation, 1970
Folder 3 Healthy Center Contract University of Pittsburgh, 1975
Folder 4 Health Care Planning, 1977-1978
Folder 5 Health System Consultants (HSC) General, 1974-1978
Folder 6 HSC-Alcoa Assignments, 1978
Folder 7 HSC- Experience and Services Orientation of UDC, unknown
Folder 8 HSC - Garland, Gray, 1970-1978
Folder 9 HSC - Marketing Program, 1978
Folder 10 HSC - Stark Nathan J., 1975-1979
Folder 11 Homes, Ryan, 1970
Folder 12 Hotel Chain Information, 1970-1972
Folder 13 Hotel Company - Aircoa, unknown
Folder 14 Housing for the Elderly, 1967-1970
Folder 15 Hospital Association of Pennsylvania – Impact of Government Regulations on Hospital Costs (A-D), 1977
Folder 16 Hospital Association of Pennsylvania – Impact of Government Regulations on Hospital Costs (D-K), 1977
Folder 17 Hospital Holding Companies, 1977-1978
Folder 18 Hospital Investment Summary, 1973-1977
Folder 19 Howard Christner and Carnegie Mellon University (HC/CMU) General, 1973-1974
Folder 20 HC/CMU – Agreement Modifications, 1975
Folder 21 HC/CMU – Design and Zoning Analysis, 1971-1974
Folder 22 HC/CMU – Dithridge Parking, 1972-1974
Folder 23 HC/CMU – Parking Negotiation, 1971-1975
Folder 24 HC/CMU –Pittsburgh Blind Association, 1973-1975
Folder 25 HC/CMU – Project Follow-Up, 1974
Folder 26 HC/CMU – Real Estate, 1974-1975
Folder 27 HC/CMU – Underground Parking Project, 1973-1975
Folder 28 HC/CMU – Zoning Petition Endorsement Letters, 1973-1974
Folder 29 HC/CMU – Zoning Petition Information, 1972-1975
Folder 30 Joseph A. Hajnas and Associates (Landscape Architects), 1971
Folder 31 Joseph Horne Company, 1960-1964
Folder 32 Kanter Corporation, 1971

Box 20
Folder 1-2 Leasing Reference, 1973-1979
Folder 3 Lesko, Ruth, 1981
Folder 4 LFDR Design Consultants, Inc., 1975
Folder 5 LaNormande Restaurant, 1979
Folder 6 Leggett, William D. Company Site – Market Study, 1974
Folder 7 Little, Arthur D. & Co., 1970
Folder 8 Lipsitz, Herman, 1980
Folder 9 Magee-Oxford, 1978-1979
Folder 10 Martin, Albert C. & Associates – Resources (Architects/Planning), 1970-1972
Folder 11 Mauro, John T., 1971
Folder 12 Maryland Creek-Yorker Contracts, 1976-1977
Folder 13 Maus, Vernes, 1962-1964
Folder 14 McGarrahan, John, 1971-1973
Folder 15 McMillan, Norman H., 1977
Folder 16 MDC Systems, 1969
Folder 17 Medicon, Inc., 1974
Folder 18 Mercy Hospital – Hospice Committee and Planning Group, 1978-1979
Folder 19 Miller, Paul, 1973-1974
Folder 20 Mine Safety Appliances (MSA) General, 1964
Folder 21 MSA – Assessments, 1964
Folder 22 MSA – Bacharach Industrial Instrument Co., 1964
Folder 23 MSA – Contract, 1973-1976
Folder 24 MSA – Correspondence, 1964
Folder 25 MSA- Sable Project, 1974
Folder 26 MSA- Maps and Charts, 1974
Folder 27 MSA- Penn Hills, 1974
Folder 28 MSA- Scherger, Ralph, 1973
Folder 29 MSA- Skidmore, Owings, & Merrill, 1974
Folder 30 Miscellaneous, 1971-1978
Folder 31 Mon Plaza, 1970
Folder 32 Morgan, Pan, 1981
Folder 33 Mountain Real Estate, 1972-1973
Folder 34 Mullen, 1973-1974
Folder 35 New Towns & Town Centers for Pittsburgh Region, 1971
Folder 36 National Association of Olmstead Parks, 1981
Folder 37 National Regional Trends – Industrial Modernization, 1959-1965
Folder 38 Nicaragua, 1970
Folder 39 Noise Control Committee-Board, 1973-1976
Folder 40 Norris, Barry N., 1971-1972
Folder 41 Oakland – Alternate Future Consultants, 1975-1977
Folder 42 Oakland – “B” Exhibit, 1979
Folder 43 Oakland – Berardennelli Property, 1961
Folder 44 Oakland – CMU Properties, 1976-1978
Folder 45 Oakland – College Club, unknown

Box 21
Folder 1 Oakland – Condominium Project, unknown
Folder 2 Oakland – Crosskeys (Ramada), unknown
Folder 3 Oakland – Design Consultant Section, 1977
Folder 4 Oakland – East of Craig/Fifth & Neville Apartment Site, unknown
Folder 5 Oakland – Pittsburgh Fairfax, 1972-1973
Folder 6 Oakland – Flinn Property, 1972-1974
Folder 7 Oakland – Health Center Planning, 1974-1976
Folder 8 Oakland – Historical Property Project, unknown
Folder 9 Oakland – Historical – St. Paul’s Cathedral, 1973
Folder 10 Oakland – Hotel, 1978
Folder 11 Oakland – JDJ Associates –Advertising and Public Relations, 1981-1982
Folder 12 Oakland – Kriss-Nan Properties, 1972-1973
Folder 13 Oakland – Kriss-Nan 2 – Pitcher, 1968-1973
Folder 14 Oakland – Kriss-Nan 3 –Joel Kranich Offer, 1972-1974
Folder 15 Oakland – Magee Follow-Up, 1973-1976
Folder 16 Oakland – Magee-McNeil Contract, 1972-1973
Folder 17 Oakland – Magee Project, 1973-1974
Folder 18 Oakland – Magee Property 1, 1973
Folder 19 Oakland – Magee Property 2, 1973
Folder 20 Oakland – Magee Zoning Analysis, 1974-1975
Folder 21 Oakland – Oxford-Magee Parking Lease, 1978-1979
Folder 22 Oakland – PAT/Magee Acquisitions Agreement, 1974
Folder 23 Oakland – PAT/Magee Project, 1973-1974
Folder 24 Oakland – Pittsburgh Plan for Art (Baloh), 1972-1975
Folder 25 Oakland – Playhouse, 1971-1976
Folder 26 Oakland – Smith, Thelma-319 S Craig Street, 1972-1976
Folder 27 Oakland – South Craig Area – Liquor Store (LCB and Private), unknown
Folder 28 Oakland – Transit, 1970-1978
Folder 29 Oakland – Transportation Study (Preliminary Draft), 1979
Folder 30 Oakland – Western PA. Association for the Blind, 1974
Folder 31 Oakland – West University Place, 1973

Box 22
Folder 1 Oliver Realty, Inc., 1970-1979
Folder 2 Oxford Development, 1971-1974
Folder 3 PAT-Rapid Transit Early Action Program, 1967-1970
Folder 4 Page & Company, 1973
Folder 5 Palmer, Thomas, 1980
Folder 6 Pennsylvania Planning Association, (PPA) –Conference, 1976
Folder 7 Pennsylvania Railroad Negotiations Chartiers Valley Project, 1958-1964
Folder 8 Penn Central Area –Development Project Convention Center, 1971-1972
Folder 9 Penn Central Photographs, unknown
Folder 10 Penn’s Southwest Association, 1972
Folder 11 Penn’s Southwest – Ad Campaign, 1980-1981
Folder 12 Pittsburgh-Allegheny County Cultural Alliance –“The Arts Edge” Conference, October 1981
Folder 13 Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, 1971
Folder 14 Pittsburgh City Planning Department – Citizen Participation Conference, 1977
Folder 15 Pittsburgh Field Club, 1966-1977
Folder 16 Pittsburgh Housing Land Bank Fund, 1971
Folder 17 Pittsburgh Public Theater, 1974-1975
Folder 18 Pittsburgh Regional Planning Association, 1964-1975
Folder 19 Pine Township, unknown
Folder 20 Phipps Plaza, Atlanta, Ga., 1971
Folder 21 Plateau Demont, 1974
Folder 22 Point Park Playhouse, 1973-1979
Folder 23 Point Park Playhouse – Contract, 1976-1979
Folder 24 Point Park Playhouse – Current Follow-up Playhouse, 1975-1978
Folder 25 Point Park Playhouse - Maps and Blueprints, unknown
Folder 26 Point Park Playhouse – New Construction Option, unknown
Folder 27 Point Park Playhouse Project, 1974-1976
Folder 28 Point Park Playhouse Property - Magee Hospital/Point Park College, 1974-1978
Folder 29 Point Park Playhouse – PHEFA, 1974-1976
Folder 30 Point Park Playhouse – Street Vacation, 1978
Folder 31 Point Park –Dormitory Properties, 1980
Folder 32 Point Park – Dormitory Properties – Expenses & Billing, 1980
Folder 33 Port Authority – Early Action Program Agreements, 1970
Folder 34 Port Authority – Reference, 1971
Folder 35 Port Authority of Allegheny County – Transit Concept Materials, 1966-1968

Box 23
Folder 1 Port Authority of Allegheny County – Transit, 1968-1969
Folder 2 Port Authority – UDC Proposal-Contract-Correspondence, 1970-1971
Folder 3 Post Office, 1963-1969
Folder 4 Professional Director, unknown
Folder 5 Programming System for Office of the Secretary of Defense, 1962
Folder 6 Prudential – Follow-Up, 1959-1960
Folder 7 Public Parking Programs, 1958-1967
Folder 8 Real Estate –Federal Investors, 1972
Folder 9 Rapid Transit – Shopping Center Development, 1970
Folder 10 Real Estate Investor –Correspondence, 1970-1971
Folder 11 Real Estate – Toten Property, 1970
Folder 12 Real Estate Investors – National, 1965-1962
Folder 13 Real Estate – Housing 236 Financing Programs, 1970-1971
Folder 14 REACON Corporation, 1970
Folder 15 Receipts from Commissions, 1974-1976
Folder 16-17 Regional Medical Program, 1972-1974
Folder 18 Regional Planning Association, 1971
Folder 19 Regional Economic Study Project, 1960-1985
Folder 20 Renaissance II – Symposium, 1981
Folder 21 Resources Investment, Inc., 1979
Folder 22 Rice Center Project – Value Capture, 1977
Folder 23 Richner, Ernest – Santo Domingo, 1979
Folder 24 Rourke, Anthony –SMMH, 1968
Folder 25 Rouse –Columbia Residential Deal, unknown
Folder 26 Rowell, Harry B. Jr., 1974
Folder 27 Rudov, Elaine, 1978
Folder 28 Rust Engineering Company, 1970
Folder 29 Sable, 1970-1977
Folder 30 Sable, James R. – Billing and Contract, 1976
Folder 31 Sable - Maps, unknown
Folder 32 St. John's General Hospital - Contract and Billing, 1976
Folder 33 St. John’s General Hospital – Smuts New Role, 1976
Folder 34 St. John’s Hospital – Historical Perspective, 1970-1976
Folder 35 St. John’s Hospital – Photographs and Slide Presentations, 1973-1975
Folder 36 St. Margaret Memorial Hospital (SMMH) General, 1976

Box 24
Folder 1 SMMH - Billing, 1973-1977
Folder 2 SMMH– Board Meetings, 1975-1977
Folder 3 SMMH – Development Program for Health Care, 1975
Folder 4-5 SMMH – Project Manual, 1975-1977
Folder 6 St. Paul Cathedral, 1973
Folder 7 St. Thomas Dairies, Ephrim Adkins, 1972-1973
Folder 8 Sardinia, 1970-1972
Folder 9 Schafer, Seymour - Office Building, 1980
Folder 10 Schume, Mary Louise, 1977
Folder 11 Scottdale County, 1964
Folder 12 Service Stations Planning, 1965-1969
Folder 13 Shady Side, 1968-1976
Folder 14 Sharon Redevelopment Authority – Contract and Billing, 1976-1977
Folder 15 Sheridan E.S./P.V. Land Management, 1979
Folder 16 Short-Run Industrial Problems – Department of City Planning, 1959-1962
Folder 17 Sinclair, Ian, 1975
Folder 18 Skrabut, Myron – Olentangy Management Company, 1978
Folder 19 Slop Study – Pittsburgh Follow-up, 1960-1961
Folder 20 Smith, Larry, & Company, Inc., 1966-1968
Folder 21 SNAP & Shadyside Coalition, 1979
Folder 22 Somerset, 1960
Folder 23 South Craig Association, 1979-1980
Folder 24 South Craig Street Follow-up, 1979-1980
Folder 25 Southeast Banking Corporation, 1964-1969
Folder 26 South Side, 1978
Folder 27 Special Studies – Street Furniture, 1967-1968
Folder 28 Southwestern Pennsylvania Regional Planning Commission (SPRPC) – Health Policy Institute, 1979
Folder 29 SPRPC – Paratransit, 1979
Folder 30 Squirrel Hill Development Area, 1970-1971
Folder 31 Stadium Authority of Pittsburgh, 1981
Folder 32 Steel City Electric, 1967-1969
Folder 33 Stillson, Geoffery – Real Estate Consultant, 1977
Folder 34 Stevenage Development Corporation, 1962
Folder 35 Strahorn, James- Landsing Associates, 1975-1978
Folder 36 Strawberry Way, 1968-1970
Folder 37 Strip District, 1974-1979
Folder 38 Surdoval, Lawrence A., 1979
Folder 39 Swindell Dressler Company, 1974

Box 25
Folder 1 Tenant Leasing – A303 – Craft Marketing Cooperative Associates, 1978-1979
Folder 2 Tenant Leasing – A340 – Katz, Eleanor – Looney Bird Gallery, 1979-1980
Folder 3 Tenant Leasing – B – Machtiger, 1979
Folder 4 Tenant Leasing – B311 – Jacquie’s Place, 1980
Folder 5 Tenant Leasing – C160 - Ronald McNeish Associates, 1978-1981
Folder 6 Tenant Leasing – C317/319 – Avalance, 1979-1981
Folder 7 Tentant Leasing - Scandia Shope C317/319, 1979
Folder 8 Tenant Leasing – D384 – Skurka, Mary, Grace – Fabric Folio, 1978-1979
Folder 9 Tennis Club Development Shadyside, 1973-1975
Folder 10 Thorn, R.S. – Pitt Economic Department, 1975-1977
Folder 11 Three Rivers Computer Company, unknown
Folder 12 Three Rivers Improvement and Developers (TRIAD) Corporation, 1971-1972
Folder 13 Texaco - Shadyside, 1979
Folder 14 Transit, Mass, and Rapid – Core Downtown Loop Analysis – Pgh. Council for Urban Transit, 1965-1969
Folder 15 Transit, Mass, and Rapid – Core – SOM study, 1967
Folder 16 Trustee Education - William Metcalf – University of Minneapolis, 1978
Folder 17 Turtle Creek Model Cities Program, 1966-1968
Folder 18 Underground Wiring, 1967-1968
Folder 19 Union Real Estate, 1976-1977
Folder 20 United Fund, 1973-1976
Folder 21 United States Steel Corporation, 1970
Folder 22 University Science Center, 1969-1970
Folder 23 University of Pittsburgh – Contract, 1975-1978
Folder 24 University of Pittsburgh – Forbes Quadrangle, 1967
Folder 25 University of Pittsburgh – Research Liaison, 1968-1971
Folder 26 University of Pittsburgh – UDC Counsel Follow-up, 1970
Folder 27 University Place – Development Rights – Mellon Site, 1960-1962
Folder 28 University Place – Duquesne Light, 1973
Folder 29 University Place – East of Craig – Parking, 1972
Folder 30 University Place – Parking – Miscellaneous Filing, unknown
Folder 31 University Place – Phase II – CMU/BPE/PUT, 1973
Folder 32 University Place – Parking -West of Craig, 1972
Folder 33 University Place – Property 121, 1979
Folder 34 University Plaza, 1970
Folder 35 Urban Design Associates, 1969
Folder 36 Urban Design Associates – Resources (Architects), 1971-1976
Folder 37 Urban America, 1967-1969

Box 26
Folder 1 Urban Development Consultants, Inc. (UDC) General Business Files, 1962-1963
Folder 2 UDC – Associates, 1963
Folder 3 UDC – Brochures, Resumes, etc., unknown
Folder 4 UDC –Budget, 1975-1977
Folder 5 UDC – Curry Field Project – Contract and Correspondence, 1964-1965
Folder 6 UDC – Hospital Development Seminars, 1975
Folder 7 UDC – Miscellaneous, 1964-1978
Folder 8 UDC – Monetary Tracking and Taxes, 1965-1966
Folder 9 UDC – Staff, 1963
Folder 10 UDC – Projects, 1963
Folder 11 VanHorn, 1975
Folder 12 V.W. Projects, 1976
Folder 13 Washington County, 1954-1959
Folder 14 Walls, John, 1962-1963
Folder 15 Webster Hall Program, 1975
Folder 16 Weisengerg-Ford, unknown
Folder 17 Western Pa. Conservancy, 1966-1970
Folder 18 Western Pennsylvania Regional Medical Program (WPRMP) Annual Report, 1972
Folder 19 Western Pennsylvania Regional Medical Program (WPRMP) Background, 1972
Folder 20 Westinghouse, 1961-1979
Folder 21 Westinghouse – McCrady Site, 1976-1977
Folder 22 Westinghouse – Misc. Background Info., 1959
Folder 23 Westinghouse – Oakland Project, 1970-1971
Folder 24 Westinghouse – Sable Site, 1974
Folder 25 Westinghouse Tele-Computer Systems – Resources (Data Systems), 1970
Folder 26 West Penn. Realty, 1972-1973
Folder 27 Wilmerding, 1963-1969
Folder 28 Wilner Building 568-5, 1977-1978
Folder 29 Woodland Manor, 1973
Folder 30 Work Program, November and December 1970
Folder 31 WPRMP – Background, 1972
Folder 32 WPRMP – UDC Reimbursements – EES, 1962-1964
Folder 33 WPRMP – XEROX, 1964-1965
Folder 34 WQED, 1976
Folder 35 Yellow Cab Company, 1969
Folder 36 Yunis, Sally - Studio Stitchery, 1980

Subseries 9. Vacant/Sensitive Properties 1969-1981

Scope and Content Notes:

This series focuses on vacant and sensitive properties in relationship to potential greenway projects. The properties are predominately located in the city of Pittsburgh. Included in the files are data on potential development sites, budget reports, correspondence, land management studies, greenway proposals, block address reports, hand written notes, photographs, land maps and graphs, meeting agendas and reports.


Box 27
Folder 1 All-City Data Reference, 1979
Folder 2 Area Information C-2-2 Polish Hill, 1980-1981
Folder 3 Area Information N-1 Northgate, 1969-1970
Folder 4 Area Information N-4 Spring Hill/Spring Garden, unknown
Folder 5 Area Information N-6 Herr's Island, 1978
Folder 6 Area Information N-7 Northside, 1978
Folder 7 Area Infromation S-1-2 and S-1-4, 1974-1980
Folder 8 Area Information S-2 Elliot St., 1979
Folder 9 Area Information S-3 West Point Office Park, 1978
Folder 10 Area Information S-6 Southside Park, 1969
Folder 11 Dan Sentz Work Program, 1979
Folder 12 Foundation News Articles - J.H.Mooney, 1980-1981
Folder 13 Funding, 1979
Folder 14 Land Management Excutive Summary, unknown
Folder 15 Land Management Program Interim Report, 1979
Folder 16 PMMP Project Implementation Reference Materials, 1974-1980
Folder 17 Vacant/Sensitive Executive Summary, unknown
Folder 18 Vacant/Sensitive - Slide Show II, unknown
Folder 19 Vacant/Sensitive Program, 1979

Series VIII. Urban Redevelopment Authority, 1952-1979

Scope and Content Notes:

This series documents Smuts professional activity for the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh. Smuts involvement includes projects that focus on transportation, land usage and development. Papers include notes, internal and external correspondence, fact sheets, meeting notes, agendas, blueprints, memos, reports and studies, project reviews, and cost analysis reports.


Box 27
Folder 20 Allegheny Center Marketability Analysis, 1960
Folder 21 Balw-Knox Company, 1952-1963
Folder 22 Environmental Design – Program Proposal, 1969
Folder 23 General, 1966-1971
Folder 24 Hill District Recovery Program, 1969
Folder 25 Maps/Blueprints, 1966
Folder 26-28 Penn Central Railroad, 1962-1970
Folder 29 Proposals and Reports on Silver Lake, Chartiers Valley, and Wilkinsburg projects, 1962-1968
Folder 30 Transit, Mass & Rapid, 1962-1979
Folder 31 Transit, Mass & Rapid - PBQ&D - Progress Reports, 1968
Folder 32 Transit, Mass & Rapid - Technical Committee Minutes, 1965-1966
Folder 33 Urban Redevelopment Authority, 1978
Folder 34 West Point Office Park, 1978