1916- . Self-taught expert on cities and author of The Death and Life of Great American Cities (1961), a groundbreaking work.

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Guardian Unlimited Obituaries: Jane Jacobs
Obituary for the urban philosopher, born May 4, 1916; died April 25, 2006.
Jane Jacobs: Writing on the Web
Links to excerpts and full text of Jacobs' writings on cities and other topics.
The Nature of Economies
Review of this book by Jacobs in Le Quebecois Libre, April 2000.
Urban Planning Guru Jane Jacobs on the Traps We Set for Ourselves
Canadian Press interview and profile on the occasion of the publication of "The Nature of Economies." March 2000.
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