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The Death And Life Of Great American Cities

Pub Date : 2016-07-20 | Author : Jane Jacobs | Publisher : Vintage

ISBN 10 : 9780525432852
ISBN 13 : 052543285X

Thirty years after its publication, The Death and Life of Great American Cities was described by The New York Times as "perhaps the most influential single work in the history of t..

The Death And Life Of Great American Cities

Pub Date : 1961 | Author : Jane Jacobs | Publisher : Vintage

ISBN 10 : 9780679741954
ISBN 13 : 067974195X

Penetrating analysis of the functions and organization of city neighborhoods, the forces of deterioration and regeneration, and the necessary planning innovations..

The Death And Life Of Great American Cities

Pub Date : 2016-11-17 | Author : Jane Jacobs | Publisher : Random House

ISBN 10 : 9781448180288
ISBN 13 : 1448180287

In this classic text, Jane Jacobs set out to produce an attack on current city planning and rebuilding and to introduce new principles by which these should be governed. The result..

Genius Of Common Sense

Pub Date : 2009 | Author : Glenna Lang | Publisher : David R. Godine Publisher

ISBN 10 : 9781567923841
ISBN 13 : 1567923844

Presents the life and accomplishments of Jane Jacobs, focusing on her groundbreaking book, "The Death and Life of Great American Cities," which changed the face of urban planning a..

The Death And Life Of Great American Cities

Pub Date : 2017-07-05 | Author : Martin Fuller | Publisher : CRC Press

ISBN 10 : 9781351351263
ISBN 13 : 1351351265

Despite having no formal training in urban planning, Jane Jacobs deftly explores the strengths and weaknesses of policy arguments put forward by American urban planners in the era ..

The Death And Life Of Great American Cities

Pub Date : 1989 | Author : Jane Jacobs | Publisher : Vintage

ISBN 10 : 067974195X
ISBN 13 : 9780679741954

A direct and fundamentally optimistic indictment of the short-sightedness and intellectual arrogance that has characterized much of urban planning in this century, The Death and Li..

Becoming Jane Jacobs

Pub Date : 2016-01-29 | Author : Peter L. Laurence | Publisher : University of Pennsylvania Press

ISBN 10 : 9780812292466
ISBN 13 : 0812292464

Jane Jacobs is universally recognized as one of the key figures in American urbanism. The author of The Death and Life of Great American Cities, she uncovered the complex and inter..