IRVINE

Master Plan

Master planned for resilience

Jun 1, 2020

Master planned for resilience

Strong communities are made up of resilient and innovative individuals and businesses – those that courageously continue to work to find solutions, especially during times of crisis.

Decision Point #1: Going West

May 5, 2020

Decision Point #1: Going West

The story of the new City of Irvine begins in 1846, when its namesake, James Irvine, set sail from Ireland at the age of 19.…

Decision Point #3: Creating the Master Plan

May 5, 2020

Decision Point #3: Creating the Master Plan

Urban sprawl was hurtling toward Orange County in the 1950s. Landowners were under immense pressure to sell property to make way for piecemeal development occurring…

Decision Point #6: A Gift of Open Space

May 4, 2020

Decision Point #6: A Gift of Open Space

Irvine Company’s decision to preserve 60% of The Irvine Ranch resulted in one of the largest dedications of private land in California history. It permanently…

Poised for the future

May 4, 2020

Poised for the future

The decisions that shaped Irvine are studied around the world for their importance to master planning and town-making.