Jane Jacobs (1916-2006) was an urbanist and activist whose writings championed a fresh, community-based approach to city building.
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 - A true original who inspired a generation with her writings and activism in support of community-based planning.
Jane Jacobs: Ten Big Ideas | Jane's Walk
TOP 25 QUOTES BY JANE JACOBS (of 95) | A-Z Quotes
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
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.
Reputations - Jane Jacobs
An Illustrated Guide to Jane Jacobs by James Gulliver Hancock
Jane Jacobs Quote