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People/Characters: Jane Jacobs

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All That Is Solid Melts into Air: The Experience of Modernity by Marshall Berman
The Assassination of New York by Robert Fitch
The Battle for Gotham: New York in the Shadow of Robert Moses and Jane Jacobs by Roberta Brandes Gratz
Block by Block: Jane Jacobs and the Future of New York by Timothy Mennel
Do You Think You're Clever?: The Oxford and Cambridge Questions by John Farndon
Dream Cities: Seven Urban Ideas That Shape the World by Wade Graham
Eyes on the Street: The Life of Jane Jacobs by Robert Kanigel
Genius of Common Sense: Jane Jacobs and the Story of The Death and Life of Great American Cities by Glenna Lang
The Great Good Place: Cafes, Coffee Shops, Bookstores, Bars, Hair Salons, and Other Hangouts at the Heart of a Community by Ray Oldenburg
Ideas That Matter: The Worlds of Jane Jacobs by Max Allen
Jane Jacobs: Urban Visionary by Alice Sparberg Alexiou
Makeshift Metropolis: Ideas About Cities by Witold Rybczynski
Robert Moses: The Master Builder of New York City by Pierre Christin
Scatter, Adapt, and Remember: How Humans Will Survive a Mass Extinction by Annalee Newitz
The Walkable City: From Haussmann's Boulevards to Jane Jacobs' Streets and Beyond (Urban Studies) by Mary Soderstrom
Wrestling with Moses: How Jane Jacobs Took On New York's Master Builder and Transformed the American City by Anthony Flint

Character description

Jane Jacobs (1916-2006), a journalist and writer, led grassroots opposition to a massive urban renewal project in the 1950s and 1960s that would have destroyed several neighborhoods in lower Manhattan.

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