Wrestling with Moses: How Jane Jacobs took on New York’s Master Builder and Transformed the American City

Document Author: Anthony Flint

Jane Jacobs is counted among the most influential thinkers on urban design in the Twentieth Century. This book records how she, a virtual David in the battle, successfully opposed Goliath (Robert Moses, who was armed with political connections and the serious issues of a developer) to preserve Greenwich Village in New York, amongst others.

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