The Death and Life of Great American Cities

By Jane Jacobs


The Death and Life of Great American Cities is a 1961 book by writer and activist Jane Jacobs. The book is a critique of 1950s urban planning policy, which it holds responsible for the decline of many city neighborhoods in the United States. The book is Jacobs’ best-known and most influential work.


Published date: January 1, 1961
Type: Books
Genre: Nonfiction

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