Below is a partial listing of recent news coverage and publications on Oscar Newman and his work (major cover stories are identified with *** and so on in descending order).

Also included are professional conferences in which Mr. Newman has appeared.

In April 1996, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) published a new book by Oscar Newman, entitled Creating Defensible Space. Over 3,000 copies have been sold, and the book is now going into its third printing.

Mr. Newman was named Man-of-the-Year in 1995 by Law Enforcement News. A cover story about him and his work appears in their Dec. ’95/Jan. ’96 issue. In 1998, he received the Annual Award of Achievement from the Environmental Design Research Association, an international association of architects, planners, and environmental psychologists. His work in the Yonkers housing integration case is discussed in the new bestseller by Lisa Belkin, Show Me a Hero (Little Brown, 1999).

Newspapers and Magazines

  1. Miami Herald, Greg Brown
  2. Chicago Reporter, May, 1998***
  3. New York Times, February 5, 1998**
  4. Chicago Tribune (front page), June 23, 1995***
  5. Chicago Tribune (front page), June 21, 1995***
  6. Miami Herald, June 20, 1995
  7. New York Times, “Home” section (front page), June 15, 1995***
  8. New York Times, The Week in Review, May 28, 1995
  9. The Oregonian, May 21, 1995
  10. Newsweek, May 15, 1995**
  11. San Francisco Examiner, May 7, 1995
  12. West Country Times, Bay Area, March 3, 1995
  13. Newsday, January 25, 1995
  14. Aurora (CO) Sentinel, January 16, 1995**
  15. Chicago Tribune, January 1, 1995
  16. Newsweek, July 11, 1994
  17. Los Angeles Times (front page), May 5, 1994**
  18. Plano (TX) Star Courier, May 1 & May 4, 1994
  19. Sydney (Australia) Morning Herald, April 30, 1994
  20. Miami Herald, January 16, 1994
  21. Dayton Daily News, July 18, 1994
  22. Herald Statesman, Westchester County, December, 1994
  23. Ft. Lauderdale Sun Sentinel, June 6, 1994
  24. Flint (MI) Journal, November, 1994*
  25. Columbus (OH) Dispatch, July, 1994
  26. Rocky Mountain News (CO), November, 1994
  27. Aurora (CO) Sentinel, November 23, 1994***
  28. Los Angeles Times, July 17, 1994*
  29. Syracuse Herald Journal, September 28, 1994
  30. Atlanta Journal/Constitution, September 12, 1994
  31. Dallas Morning News, June 19, 1994
  32. Boston Globe Magazine, January 23, 1994**
  33. Dayton (OH) Daily News, June 19, 1994
  34. Miami Herald, January 16, 1994
  35. York (PA) Times, August 25, 1994
  36. San Juan (TX) Star, December 20, 1993*
  37. Chicago Tribune, June 12, 1993
  38. Metropolis magazine, July/August, 1992*
  39. Dayton (OH) Daily News, February 3 & May 12, 1992
  40. New York Times, October, 1992
  41. New York Post, August, 1988

Professional Conferences

  1. Environmental Design Research Conference, 1997, Achievement Award***
  2. U.S. Conference of Mayors on Defensible Space, Miami, June, 1995***
  3. HUD Secretary Cisneros’ Conference on Defensible Space, May, 1995***
  4. Local Government Commission of California Conference, May, 1995*
  5. Environmental Design Research Conference, Keynote Speaker, Harvard, March, 1995***
  6. White House Conference on Domestic Policy, March, 1994**
  7. U.S. Dept. of Justice Conferences in D.C., April & June, 1994*
  8. HUD Conferences on Defensible Space, May, 1994**
  9. Talks to hundreds of people in each of 50 communities in 13 cities in 1994 on behalf of the U.S. Justice Department.***

Professional Journals

  1. Planning Magazine, December, 1999*
  2. Landscape Magazine, May, 1996*
  3. Metropolis Magazine, May, 1996**
  4. Mountain Eagle, May 9, 1996**
  5. Law Enforcement News (cover story), December 1995/January 1996***
  6. American Planning Association Journal (cover story), Spring, 1995***
  7. Engineering News Record (cover story), May, 1995*
  8. The Economist, March 25, 1995*
  9. Building Sciences, February, 1995
  10. HUD Secretary Cisneros’ Essay on Defensible Space, January, 1995***
  11. American Institute of Architects Journal, December, 1994
  12. Law Enforcement News, October 31, 1994*
  13. Architectural Record, May, 1994
  14. Architectural Record, January, 1994
  15. U.S. Mayor, July 25, 1994
  16. Governing Magazine, October, 1993**
  17. HUD News, Fall 1993
  18. American Planning Association Zoning News, September, 1993
  19. Governing Magazine, December, 1992*
  20. Architectural Record, August, 1992