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
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 believed cities should be fun — and changed urban planning forever. She had no formal training, but she upended wisdom from experts in the field.
In a field dominated by men, Jacobs broke through with groundbreaking, decidedly female ideas about how cities should work
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
Jane Jacobs Quotes More
Well, maybe. She’s known for championing urban diversity. But her real prescience lay in her fears about the fragility of democracy in America.
Reputations - Jane Jacobs Mais
Cities have the capability of providing something for everybody, only because, and only when, they are created by everybody. Jane Jacobs