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Jane Jacobs Walks

Celebrating Jane Jacobs' Centennial

Bennet Kelley | Posted 05.04.2016 | Politics
Bennet Kelley

How would Ms. Jacobs want her centennial to be celebrated? She gave the answer years ago. If you want to understand our cities today, "You've got to get out and walk."

Walking the Walk With Jane

Roberta Brandes Gratz | Posted 04.30.2012 | Impact
Roberta Brandes Gratz

Not only are the walks a great example of just the self-organization Jacobs celebrated, but it is run exclusively by dedicated volunteers whose commitment to the Jacobs precepts brings them together in a totally organic way.

Walk, Observe, Discuss

Roberta Brandes Gratz | Posted 06.10.2012 | New York
Roberta Brandes Gratz

Jane Jacobs changed the way we look and think about cities. No better way exists to understand Jane than to get out and walk, observe, ponder and think or talk about what is seen. That is the idea behind Jane Jacobs Walks.