The death and life of great American cities

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Random House, 1961 - Political Science - 458 pages
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A serious study of urban America and the need for creative planning and renewal of our cities.

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User Review  - Katherine Relf-canas - Goodreads

I'd like to read further about Jane Jacobs because I think her contributions to a very male-dominated field, urban planning, in the 50s and 60s place her as a standout broad bucking the trends. I'm ... Read full review

Review: The Death and Life of Great American Cities

User Review  - Laird Bennion - Goodreads

An amazing book that changed how I see about city design and public oversight of development. This book seems remarkably prophetic for its complete rejection of disastrous modernist city planning ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
3
Part One the peculiar nature of cities
27
safety
29
Copyright

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About the author (1961)

Jane Jacobs lives in Toronto.

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