Walking Tour: Jane Jacobs and the Future of New York: Battery Park City: A New Neighborhood Rises

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In conjunction with a new exhibition, Jane Jacobs and the Future of New York, eight walking tours will take participants to places associated with Jane Jacobs’ life and work and to communities that illustrate her planning principles — or call them into question.

Battery Park City: A New Neighborhood Rises
The planners of Battery Park City knew all about Jane Jacobs. But can a successful New York neighborhood be created from scratch?

Leader: Francis Morrone, architectural historian.

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In conjunction with a new exhibition, Jane Jacobs and the Future of New York, eight walking tours will take participants to places associated with Jane Jacobs’ life and work and to communities that illustrate her planning principles — or call them into question. This is the first. Her VillageNo place is more closely associated with Jane […]