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Jane Jacobs: A Public Celebration

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Jane Jacobs: A Public CelebrationWednesday, June 28 at 5:00 pm, rain or shine. Washington Square ParkMeet 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 […]

Jane Jacobs Tribute Tonight

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There will be a public celebration for Jane Jacobs this evening, 5:00 pm, under the arch in Washington Square Park. Lisa Chamerblain will be there and has a nice write-up on her blog, Polis: It has become the contrarian fashion to say that Jane Jacobs’ contribution to urban planning didn’t address many of the problems […]