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Cities have the capability of providing something for everybody, only because, and only when, they are created by everybody. Jane Jacobs

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from ArchDaily

Gallery of The Jane Jacobs Documentary to Premiere Fall 2016 - 1

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

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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

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Jane Jacobs (1916-2006) was an urbanist and activist whose writings championed a fresh, community-based approach to city building.

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Jane Jacobs - A true original who inspired a generation with her writings and activism in support of community-based planning.

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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'.

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from the Guardian

The battle of Jane Jacobs and Bob Moses for the streets of New York

Jane Jacobs set the agenda for urban planning for half a century. But was she right asks Christopher Turner

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