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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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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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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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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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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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