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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

Jane Jacobs, one of the greatest urban theorists of our time. She had written a number of influential books including "The Death and Life of Great American Cities"


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

from Curbed

How Jane Jacobs Won Her Last, and Most Famous, Fight in New York

Celebrating Jane Jacobs' Birthday 'round the net : TreeHugger - Information Society

from Vox

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.

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