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Jacobs, Jane, 1916-2006

View Resource Jane Jacobs, noted champion of cities and activist, passes away at age 89

NPR: Urban visionary Jane Jacobs Dies [Real Player] Home Remedies: The Vibrant Legacy of Jane Jacobs All in the Planning, and Worth Preserving [Real Player] The New Yorker: Cities and...
View Resource Jane Jacobs and the Future of New York

When discussing the fate of cities in the 20th century, few voices loom larger than those of noted urbanist and social commentator Jane Jacobs. The Municipal Art Society of New York recently paid tribute to Jacobs' legacy and work in an exhibit at their galleries on Madison Avenue, and they also saw fit to create this accompanying website. The site contains multimedia discussions on urbanism...