Jane Jacobs

LORINC: What would Jane Jacobs do in these trying times?

My favorite item of clothing is a black t-shirt emblazoned with a trenchant question:“What Would Jane Jacobs Do?”I have an entirely forgettable …

Lifestyle (Canada)

Allison Arieff – Sir Ian Athfield lecture

The respected American writer on design and architecture will present this year's Sir Ian Athfield Memorial Lecture during the Festival of …

University of California

Talking Headways Podcast: Urbanism as a Way of Life

This week’s podcast — our 200th! — is a special edition.To celebrate city life, we read, in full, “Urbanism as a Way of Life” by Louis Wirth from the …

Sustainable Transport

Justin Kirk, Keira Naughton, More Star in World Premiere of Evanston Salt Costs Climbing

Performances begin August 30 at the White Heron Theatre in Nantucket.<p>The world premiere of Will Arbery's <i>Evanston Salt Costs Climbing</i> begins previews …

Icing

Planning Better Cities | by Christine Auclair & Mahmoud Al Burai

NAIROBI AND DUBAI – Cities, the American-Canadian author Jane Jacobs once observed, are engines for national prosperity and economic growth. But in …

Housing

LISTEN: A Poetry Jukebox Highlights Greenwich Village Voices

The canary yellow contraption plays a lineup of 20 poems read by poets who mostly lived and worked in the area.<p>WEST VILLAGE, NY — A poetry jukebox …

Greenwich Village

Justin Kirk, Keira Naughton, More Cast in World Premiere of Evanston Salt Costs Climbing

Performances begin August 30 at the White Heron Theatre in Nantucket.<p>Casting has been announced for the world premiere of Will Arbery's <i>Evanston Salt</i> …

Icing

How Should We Interpret Jane Jacobs?

At first blush, the enterprise of interpreting the Jane Jacobs’ work might seem like one best left to the proud and peculiar few, or to put it less …

Urban Design

Target’s CBGB-Style Storefront Triggers Ire Among NYC Culture Critics

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)</b> – This weekend, Target opened its new East Village shops on 14th Street between Avenues A and B, and one storefront had New …

East Village

Vancouver artists to reveal urbanization-inspired sculpture Eyes on the Street on July 21

Laura SciarpellettiAs Vancouver grows more populated, artists are looking for ways to create public works that communicate concepts of unity and …

Stainless Steel

Mapping the urban vitality of Barcelona

Researchers from the Department of Geography and the Institute for Environmental Science and Technology at the UAB (ICTA-UAB) have designed a new …

Urbanism

Want To Understand How Trump Talks About Cities? Go Back To The 1960s

A new documentary about Jane Jacobs reflects on the failures of urban renewal–and offers insight into the current administration’s views on cities.<p>In the history of cities and city building, there are few rivalries more fierce than the one that existed between Robert Moses–New York’s “master …

Hillary Clinton

Subscriber Only: David McWilliams: Ireland needs to nourish its creative class

It is important t be aware of the link between economic wealth and tolerance<p>Yesterday, the innovative US urban economist Richard Florida gave a talk …

Ireland

Walking in the City with Jane: A Story of Jane Jacobs

From the time she was a young girl, Jane Jacobs' curious mind made her a keen observer of everything around her. When she grew up, she moved to New …

Urban Design

Walking in the City with Jane: A Story of Jane Jacobs Susan...

Walking in the City with Jane: A Story of Jane Jacobs<p>Susan Hughes<p>How a woman of great courage and great humanity changed the way we build cities, taught communities to stand up for themselves, and inspired generations to look up.

Urban Planning

Pixar and the Street

My son Christian interviewed Incredibles 2 editor Stephen Schaeffer. It gives a detailed look at the nitty details of making an animated feature. For …

Animated Movies

'Bloomberg Daybreak: Australia' Full Show (6/20/18) – Bloomberg

'Bloomberg Daybreak: Australia' Full Show (6/20/18)<p>'Bloomberg Daybreak: Australia' Full Show (6/20/18)<p>'Bloomberg Daybreak: Australia' Full Show …

Affordable Care Act

‘Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood’ Trailer: ‘Pimp to the Stars’ Details Same Sex-Affairs of Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn

Matt Tyrnauer's latest documentary details the life of Scotty Bowers, who arranged secret trysts for the stars of old Hollywood.<p>We’ve all heard the …

Los Angeles

Walking the City with Jane: An Illustrated Celebration of Jane Jacobs and Her Legacy of Livable Cities

How a woman of great courage and great humanity changed the way we build cities, taught communities to stand up for themselves, and inspired generations to look up.<p><i>“Every walk is a sort of crusade,”</i> Henry David Thoreau proclaimed in his manifesto for the spiritual rewards of sauntering. But it was …

Urban Design

What We Can Learn From Jane Jacobs' Cantankerous Localism

While out taking advantage of a recent sunny Saturday in New York City, I wandered through Washington Square Park. As I walked past the picnics, …

Conservative View

Margot Gerber: The Saint Who Preserves Us

To that point, Gerber invokes one of her heroes, noted urbanist Jane Jacobs, who "fought against the notion that the city knows best." For the past …

Art Deco

Michael Bierut shares the second-hand books which have "truly influenced" his practice

Having studied graphic design at the University of Cincinnati’s College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning, Michael Bierut has been a central …

Tom Wolfe

Children's Book Review: Walking in the City with Jane: A Story of Jane Jacobs by Susan Hughes, illus. by Valérie Boivin. Kids Can, $18.99 (36p) ISBN 978-1-77138-653-1

Walking in the City with Jane: A Story of Jane Jacobs<p>Susan Hughes, illus. by Valérie Boivin. Kids Can, $18.99 (36p) ISBN 978-1-77138-653-1<p>More By and …

Urban Design

Jane Jacobs (1916–2006)

(1916 - 2006)<p>The young Jacobs held conversations in her head with Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and a Saxon tribal chief named Cerdic. Her …

Political Activism

Prufrock: The Faces of Cézanne, a Canceled Nobel, and Walking New York in the Footsteps of Jane Jacobs

<b>Well, that’s that.</b> The Swedish Academy has announced it won’t award a Nobel Prize in Literature this year.<p><b>Going all in:</b> A <i>New Yorker</i> writer who is …

Conservative View

The legacy of Jane Jacobs

Urban Planning

How the West Grew Rich: The Economic Transformation Of The Industrial World / Edition 1

Product Details<p>ISBN-13:<p>9780465031092<p>Publisher:<p>Publication date:<p>06/28/1987<p>Edition description:<p>New Edition<p>Pages:<p>368<p>Product dimensions:<p>6.12(w) x 9.22(h) …

Barnes & Noble

Jane's Walk Festival returns to Vancouver with free tours exploring Hogan's Alley, Coal Harbour, and more

Taking place from May 4 to 6, the citizen-led jaunts will examine topics such as urban agriculture, history, and transportation.

Western Canada

Two fascinating books show how women changed the course of science, culture and the world

The successes of famous historical women are often presented as if they were achieved in a vacuum — each woman a lone pioneer, her accomplishments …

The Arts

At the Crossroads: Bukit Panjang

<b>Accessibility</b><p>Do note that the walking route may contain the following:<p>Kerbs and steps<br>• Sidewalks<br>• Busy or noisy vehicle traffic<p>About the walk leader<br>Eisen …

Urban Planning