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'Eyes on the Street' celebrates 'distinctly modest' urban legend Jane Jacobs
Christian Science Monitor

Eyes on the Street: The Life of Jane Jacobs, by Robert Kanigel

Let's start with this simple fact: Jane Jacobs has had more influence on how we think about cities than anyone else since World War II, or at least since 1962, when her book The Death and Life of Great American Cities made a case for the messy ... San Francisco Chronicle, 13 hours ago

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The Man Who Knew Infinity

The film is based on the 1991 book of the same name by Robert Kanigel. It explores the life of brilliant Indian mathematician, Srinivasa Ramanujan, who in 1913 left his young wife behind in India to travel to Cambridge to work with Mathematics ...
 EnvironmentGuru.com2 months ago Seek and You Shall Find From The Man who knew…  Asia Samachar1 month ago

Meet the woman who took on Robert Moses and saved lower Manhattan

Next time you take a walk down Broome Street, from Little Italy into SoHo, treasure the little historic churches, the classic Italian restaurants and cafes, the cast-iron buildings, cobblestone streets, galleries and boutiques. Fifty years ago, they ...
 New York Post3 days ago

She Was A Loner

| Posted: Sep 30, 2016 12:00 AM Jane Jacobs was an outsider when she began to point out what was all too clear to her. But now hers is the conventional wisdom. Or as a sage named Yogi Berra was once said to have pointed out, it's remarkable ...
 Town Hall4 hours ago

PW Online and On Air: Week of September 26, 2016

Apple just released iOS 10, its newest operating system for the iPhone, which features a way to send text messages with invisible ink—messages or photos hidden until the receiver swipes over them. To show how far weve come with this technology, ...
 PublishersWeekly.com6 days ago

Lessons from Yoda and Gandalf — Part2

I shared my favorite Yoda quotes with you in part one of this essay. Another favourite character, Gandalf from The Lord of the Rings (LOTR) , is one of my perennial sources of insights. Despair is only for those who see the end beyond all ...
 Yourstory.in1 week ago

Urban Activist Jane Jacobs, Port Covington and the Power of Community

She was a warrior for neighborhoods who stopped highways from piercing through lower Manhattan in the 1950s and 60s. Jane Jacobs was a self-taught city planner whose activism and research helped change the course of American urban development, and ...
 WYPR1 week ago

Street Cred

Jacobs, in 1969: an ordinary mom who set out to protect the neighborhood. Credit Photograph by Elliott Erwitt / Magnum and John J. Burns Library, Boston College I got to talk to Jane Jacobs once, toward the end of her life, an interview that is ...
 New Yorker1 week ago Jane Jacobs's Street Smarts  New Yorker1 week ago

From UC Davis to the National Mall: Key architecture projects this fall

Some promising works to read and watch for this fall, including a pleasant discovery at UC Davis: Sept. 22 Eyes on the Street: The Life of Jane Jacobs Robert Kanigel's new biography of the pioneering social critic and author Jane Jacobs takes ...
 Los Angeles Times2 weeks ago

In pursuit of perfection

DEV Patel, once the boy ingenue in Slumdog Millionaire and the frantic boy-man in The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, has come to his own onscreen with this portrayal of mathematician Srivanasa Ramanujan. His emphatic portrayal of an un-schooled ...
 New Straits Times1 month ago
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