Jane Jacobs Stories

Writer and activist Jane Jacobs became an urbanist of and for the people, indelibly shaping the way we think about, plan for, and care for our cities. Browse the stories, essays, and toolkits below to learn more about her pioneering work and lasting legacy.

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