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
is the quality of life on the streets determined by the form of the streets? Jane Jacobs discusses the use of the sidewalk, and how we can make it safe. one of those safe-making characteristics would be to have eyes on the road and the street. would this concept work for every type of street or must there be a grid-like system or any kind of organization in order to keep the streets 'safe'.