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Advance Praise for What We See: Advancing the Observations of Jane Jacobs:
In this new book are the testimonials of Jane’s children.’ These folks, in their writing and work, are building on what she began back in the ’60s. It’s taken a long time, but it’s happening.”
David Byrne, musician, artist, and author of Bicycle Diaries
It’s as if Jane Jacobs’ bright eye hadn’t dimmed, that she’s still startling us with her predictably unpredictable insights into what needs to be done to protect and cultivate wondrous, live cities. In the hands of this book’s essay writers, new thoughts sprout, all as true to Jane’s spirit and inventive urbanity as the gardens (intellectual and physical) she cultivated in her lifetime.”
Neal Peirce, Chairman, The Citistates Group, journalist, and author of Boundary Crossers: Community Leadership for a Global Age
This book is a passionate celebration: a delicious international and interdisciplinary banquet of offerings to honor the passionate and multifaceted work of our beloved urbanist, Jane Jacobs.”
Wendy Sarkissian, PhD, author of Kitchen Table Sustainability and Creative Community Planning
How can one resist cheering on this urban original? As one reads these essays by the thoughtful and ...