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Jane Jacobs, Savior of Cities
NRDC Worldview

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, 6 days ago
Eyes on the Street: The Life of Jane Jacobs, by Robert Kanigel San Francisco, 2 weeks ago
Jane Jacobs, Savior of Cities NRDC Worldview, 2 weeks ago

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Before It's News, 5 months 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 Post4 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 week 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 weeks 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 weeks 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 Magazine3 weeks 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 Express3 weeks 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 ...
 Planetizen3 weeks ago Urban Activist Jane Jacobs, Port Covington and the Power of Community  WYPR1 month 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 Examiner3 weeks ago MICHAEL MOYNIHAN: Is football ungovernable at the highest level?  Irish Examiner3 weeks ago
Washington Post

How migration to cities mars their future

By Emily Badger, Emily Badger covered cities and urban policy for The Washington Post. Eyes on the Street The Life of Jane Jacobs By Robert Kanigel Knopf. 482 pp. $35 The Well-Tempered City What Modern Science, Ancient Civilizations, and ...
 Washington Post3 weeks ago
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