A short reading from The Death and Life of Great American Cities, by Jane Jacobs.
This week’s selection of news and views for urbanists.
On April 21st, I had the honor of speaking at TEDxScottsdale. My presentation was entitled: Finding My Way Through the Urban Desert.
Jacobsean urbanism is named after Jane Jacobs, an urban activist who championed the interests of local residents over car-centered planning.
PARK(ing) Day is returning to downtown Phoenix on Friday, September 17th when we’ll transform curbside parking spots into temporary public parks.
On Tuesday, I posted a review of the book What We See: Advancing the Observations of Jane Jacobs. As I mentioned in the review, one of the books editors was Stephen Goldsmith. At the time of the book’s publication, Stephen wrote a post for Gothamist on the life and legacy of …
Some facts about legendary urbanist, thinker, writer, and activist Jane Jacobs
Park(ing) Day is coming to downtown Phoenix on Friday, September 18th, as community activists, neighborhood leaders and urban planners step up to the curb, put a quarter in the meter, and proceed to transform curbside metered parking spots into temporary public parks.