Jane Jacobs

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Jane Jacobs United States writer and critic of urban planning (born in 1916)
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Usage

In literature:

Emma Jane Perkins had drawn the short one, becoming thus the destined instrument for Jacob Moody's conversion to a more seemly manner of life!
"New Chronicles of Rebecca" by Kate Douglas Wiggin
It was at the stable that he saw his friend Jacob, who was quite as wonderful in his knowledge of animals as Almira Jane.
"Master Sunshine" by Mrs. C. F. Fraser
And Miranda Jane and Jacob stood by the roadside to regretfully watch the big grey horse trot slowly away.
"The Prophet of the Great Smoky Mountains" by Charles Egbert Craddock
Jacob does not yet know, Jane will keep silence, and there is no need for Tom to be enlightened.
"The Life of Thomas Wanless, Peasant" by Alexander Johnstone Wilson
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In news:

Jane Jacobs Defends Urbanism in 1960s New York City Planning .
Jane Jacobs Defends Urbanism in 1960s New York City Planning.
Frederic Morton, Jane Jacobs , and Patrick Dennis and Cris Alexander.
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See the living city on a Jane Jacobs Walk.
Get out of the house and take a " Jane Jacobs Walk" in honor of the legendary urban planner who promoted experiencing the living city and built environment on foot in order to save neighborhoods.
Jane Jacobs & the Republican Radicals.
The teeny townhouse on Hudson Street — from which Jane Jacobs penned her The Death and Life of Great American Cities and, ultimately, put powerful urban planners like Robert Moses in their place — was just sold for $3.3 million.
Janette Sadik-Khan, the city's Transportation commissioner, manages to be equal parts Jane Jacobs and Robert Moses.
Jane Jacobs and the Future of New York.
As an exhibition opening on Sept 25 at the Municipal Art Society reminds us, Jane Jacobs did not believe that planners could ever restore life to American cities.
What Would Jane Jacobs Think.
Jane Jacobs ' Revenge.
Jane Jacobs , Social Critic Who Redefined and Championed Cities, Is Dead at 89.
Last Friday night, Jane Jacobs , an icon of Village lore, returned for an all-too-brief visit to the community.
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In science:

It can even help us understand the diversity of life that has evolved on earth” (Callahan, Website). 1.1.4.2 Jane Jacobs: The Death and Life of Great American Cities Author Jane Jacobs has written a number of books that look at Complex Systems from a sociological and analytical perspective.
Complex Systems
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