Jane Jacobs has died

What very sad news. Jane Jacobs has died at age 89. She was especially known for her book The Death and Life of Great American Cities, which had a far-flung impact. Other works, like The Economy of Cities, are cited by people like Ed Soja as being incredibly forward-thinking, for as much as they were dismissed at the time.

I love this picture of her:


  1. Thanks from bringing the sad news. As usual no French journalists did even dare mentioning it. Let aside pay tribute to her illuminating work.

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