Despite its flaws, the documentary Citizen Jane: Battle for the City is an entertaining call to action, and a reminder that when motivated individuals come together, a small corner of their world can change.
In 1935 both Le Corbusier and a young Jane Jacobs discovered New York City for the first time.
In honor of the 100th anniversary of Jane Jacobs's birth, we republish this 2001 interview with the renowned urban thinker.
Mapping the crevices and cornices of love: Valentines Day cards for designers.
New book imagines, predicts, and proposes a rewarding urban life.
At first glance, you’d be hard-pressed to find anything exemplary in the layout of Willets Point, Queens, with its jumble of auto repair shops, junkyards, and the cars, broken down and not, that litter the spaces between buildings. The city…
On finally reading The Death and Life of Great American Cities