Jane Jacobs

Washington Arch, 1955 In 1961, Jane Jacobs released The Death and Life of Great American Cities. Jane Jacobs had already made a name for herself as a community activist in the West Village. At one … Read more…

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Washington Square Park – NYC

Washington Square Park – NYCOriginally uploaded by bradunc01 Trees that line the fountain – now gone. Fountain – now dismantled. Why do the City and the Mayor want to change every last thing that works … Read more…

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The magical park

When I first got involved with what was going on at Washington Square Park, someone referred to the park as “magical.” It took me awhile to see that. Certainly… I’d been to Washington Square Park … Read more…

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