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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Fascinating analysis of what makes a city neighborhood successful. It's geared toward very large, dense cities, but cities of many sizes have much to learn from the insights of Ms. Jacobs. Having ... Read full review

Review: The Death and Life of Great American Cities

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A fascinating and revelatory work on what makes cities great. Apparently this is one of the most influential books in all of city planning and even a layman like myself can see why. What she proposes ... Read full review

Contents

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

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Jane Jacobs lives in Toronto.

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