Jane Jacobs, the writer and thinker who brought penetrating eyes and ingenious insight to the sidewalk ballet of her own Greenwich Village street and came up with a book that challenged and changed the way people view cities, died today in Toronto, where she lived. She was 89.

Jane Jacobs, Renowned Urban Activist, Dies at 89 was last modified: March 6th, 2012 by ksalay@pps.org
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