Jane Jacobs poster

Jane Jacobs poster

by Just Seeds

Jane Jacobs, a writer, activist, and urbanist, and with her Greenwich Village neighbors stopped proposed expressways and demolitions in lower Manhattan in the 1960s. In the name of “urban renewal,” post-war planners were tearing down old neighborhoods. Jacobs gave voice to the popular resistance. She celebrated cities as living organisms that thrive on density and diversity. No longer could grand plans be imposed without the consent of the community.

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