Jane Jacobs (1916-2006) was an urbanist and activist whose writings championed a fresh, community-based approach to city building.
Jane Jacobs: Ten Big Ideas | Jane's Walk
When city planning supremo Robert Moses proposed a road through Greenwich Village in he met opposition from one particularly feisty local resident: Jane Jacobs. It was the start of a decades-long struggle for swaths of New York
The woman who fought City Hall and helped bring down the most powerful man in New York (changing the direction of urban planning in America in the process) - Jane Jacobs
Jane Jacobs - A true original who inspired a generation with her writings and activism in support of community-based planning.
Cities have the capability of providing something for everybody, only because, and only when, they are created by everybody. Jane Jacobs
In honor of Jane Jacobs's birthday, artist James Gulliver Hancock created this illustration of Jacobs's principles, commissioned by Curbed, the Municipal Art Society, and Project for Public Spaces.
Jane Jacobs, Patron Saint of Urbanism, on streets and city vitality.
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An Illustrated Guide to Jane Jacobs by James Gulliver Hancock