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Entries by Frank Gruber from 05/2011

Proxy Wars: More on Reconsidering Jane Jacobs

| Posted 05.11.2011 | Books

What the New Urbanists take from Jane Jacobs is what nearly every other planner or urbanist working today takes from Jacobs regardless in what context they work: a set of pro-urban values. Love of the city.

Jane Jacobs vs. Andy Warhol: Who Knew?

| Posted 05.26.2011 | Books

It has always seemed odd that while Los Angeles gets no respect from urbanists for its form and "livability," it is nonetheless one of the most important cities in the world.