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Jane Jacobs, Savior of Cities
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An Uncredentialed Woman

Eyes on the Street: The Life of Jane Jacobs , by Robert Kanigel (Alfred A. Knopf, 496 pp., $35) W hen writing about Jane Jacobs, it can be tempting to focus solely on her ideas, especially her criticisms of the received wisdom about urban ... City Journal, 1 month ago
Eyes on the Street: The Life of Jane Jacobs, by Robert Kanigel San Francisco Chronicle.com, 2 months ago

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Holiday Gift Guide: Architecture Books

NY Skyscrapers, by Dirk Stichweh, Scott Murphy, and Jörg Machinas. Prestel, August 2016, 193 pages, $39.95. A large-format (9.6 by 12.8 inches) celebration of the New York skyscraper, this book shows towers in clusters and from aerial and ...
 Architectural Record1 week ago

Jane Jacobs Long Shadow

The neocons did not come empty-handed. Long before fervid anti-Bush agitators in the 2000s warped the word neoconservative to mean something like Jewish war-monger, the first generation of new conservatives had made its 1970s move from ...
 Free Beacon3 weeks ago
Slate Magazine

The Marvelous Order of the City

Jane Jacobs holds documents in support of the Committee to Save the West Village in New York in 1961. Library of Congress The 60s didn't begin in 1960—or so the conventional history of the counterculture would have it. It wasn't until 1964 ...
 Slate Magazine1 month ago

Venice is just the beginning — the West is sinking into a sea of commerce

By John Domini, If Venice Dies By Salvatore Settis Translated from the Italian by André Naffis-Sahely New Vessel. 180 pp. Paperback, $16.95 My father was eager to leave Naples, the long-troubled Italian port in which he was born, but in his ...
 Washington Post2 months ago

Making a good biopic

A true biographer must extensively research the subject and be willing to divulge both known and unknown details of the person in question ( Chronicle of a celebrity retold , Oct.6). A mere chronicling of someone's life does not qualify to be a ...
 The Hindu2 months ago
Architect Magazine

Jane Jacobs Was No Upstart

In third grade, a tall, curious girl named Jane Butzner was expelled from school. A dentist had come to the school, George Washington in Dunmore, Penn., to talk to students about oral hygiene, and, at the end of his speech, he asked them to promise ...
 Architect Magazine2 months ago
Indian Express

Dev Patel, Alia Bhatt and others have a busy start to the week

Bollywood celebrities began their week, but differently. From Dev Patel to Alia Bhatt and Malaika Arora Khan, all of them took time out from staying under the arch lights to spent quality time with friends and family. With the festive part of the ...
 Indian Express2 months ago

Jane Jacobs, 'Cities First,' and the Virtues of Being Wrong

The great urbanist may have offered a flawed theory of urban origins, but that doesn't mean her idea is completely worthless. This has been a year of commemorating the 100thanniversary of Jane Jacobs's birth. The great urbanist's birthday on May ...
 Planetizen2 months ago
Irish Examiner

Is football ungovernable at the highest level?

The All-Ireland football final, eh? Gripping and competitive and compelling and pulsating and … Stop. Spiteful and peevish, unedifying and niggly: nasty and brutish, and not even that short. The focus on former Dublin players talking about ...
 Irish Examiner2 months ago MICHAEL MOYNIHAN: Is football ungovernable at the highest level?  Irish Examiner2 months ago
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