In Jane’s shoes and through Jane’s eyes, #2

The unpredictability of urban sidewalks was an attraction to Jane  Jacobs. As we started our recent Jane’s Walk, we noted elements that add ‘clutter’ to the sidewalk – flower pots and standing signs. … [Read more...]

In Jane’s shoes and through Jane’s eyes, #1

Feet on the street and eyes on the community. Two fundamentals of the work of urban thinker Jane Jacobs (1916-2006) resonate with me – the idea that an urban environment is best understood at ground … [Read more...]