While Eyes on the Street will definitely resonate with fans of Jacobs’ writing, the book will appeal to a broader audience, as it is as much about how she thought as about what she wrote.
There will be an orientation session for Jane’s Walk Vancouver Leaders and Volunteers (and anybody else interested in learning more) on April 14th, 2014.
This month’s get together is a special event. In addition to the monthly Vancouver Urbanist Meetup, we will also be celebrating last weekend’s successful Jane’s Walks in Vancouver
This weekend citizens in cities around the world—including Vancouver—will lead walking tours of their communities in honour of Jane Jacobs.
Jane Jacobs talks about how she approached her writing.
A short reading from The Death and Life of Great American Cities, by Jane Jacobs.
On June 19, 2012, the Museum of Vancouver is hosting a gathering to share insights, learnings, and stories from Jane’s Walks in Vancouver.
A short television segment from 1969, shortly after Jacobs moved to Canada.
Jane Jacobs’ Death and Life of Great American Cities captures not just the rich density of urban life, but the craft of fiction.