TheStar.com – Jane Jacobs, 89: Urban legend

TheStar.com – Jane Jacobs, 89: Urban legend:
Jane Jacobs was a writer, intellectual, analyst, ethicist and moral thinker, activist, self-made economist, and a fearless critic of inflexible authority.
Mrs. Jacobs died this morning in Toronto. She was 89.
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She wrote one of the classics of all social science, the life and death of great american cities.

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  1. Steven Johnson, and experiences I’d have in helping build one small corner of the online cityscape. Jacobs died today at 89 [thanks to Kottke for the news]. [Scott Rosenberg’s Links & Comment]TheStar.com – Jane Jacobs, 89: Urban legend. TheStar.com – Jane Jacobs, 89: Urban legend: Jane Jacobs was a writer, intellectual, analyst, ethicist and moral thinker, activist, self-made economist, and a fearless critic of inflexible authority.

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