The Death and Life of a Reluctant Urban Icon: A Review Essay on Jane Jacobs: Urban Visionary by Alice Sparberg Alexiou (Toronto: Harpercollins Publishers, 2006)

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Pierre Desrochers

University of Toronto - Department of Geography; PERC - Property and Environment Research Center

Date Written: December 1, 2007

Abstract

This review essay discusses the life of urban theorist Jane Jacobs through a review of Alice Sparberg's Alexiou recent biography.

Keywords: Jane Jacobs, jacobs spillovers, jacobs externalities

Suggested Citation

Desrochers, Pierre, The Death and Life of a Reluctant Urban Icon: A Review Essay on Jane Jacobs: Urban Visionary by Alice Sparberg Alexiou (Toronto: Harpercollins Publishers, 2006) (December 1, 2007). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1315985 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1315985

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