Topic: Environment

John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Creates a National Park

Who defines the public good? The showdown caused when a wealthy philanthropist bought land and tried to give it to the American people.

The Rockefeller Brothers Fund Supports Modern Environmentalism

Environmental education was once an unusual idea. The Audubon Society changed that and became the household name it is today.

In Brief: The Rockefeller Foundation Supports Renowned Urbanist Jane Jacobs

One small grant gave enduring voice to one of the most famous critiques of postwar urban renewal.