Jane Jacobs: A Public Celebration

Jane Jacobs: A Public Celebration
Wednesday, June 28 at 5:00 pm, rain or shine.
Washington Square Park
Meet in front of the Arch, site of Jacobs’ first victory over Robert Moses.

Speakers will represent different aspects of her life and work, journalism, environmentalism, economics, publishing, civic activism, the arts, and local business on Jane Jacobs’ impact and legacy.

Co-sponsored by the Center for the Living City, the Greenwich Village Historical Society and hosted by the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation.

For further information, call (212) 475-9585 or email.

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