This Week in Jane (#JJ100)

Here’s a sampling of news and articles as well as upcoming events and programs that we’ve heard about in the past week.   Submissions welcome – just tag them on Twitter or Instagram with #JJ100 or email to janejacobs100 (at) mas dot org.

A Lesson for Bernie: How Jane Jacobs Saved Washington Square Park (The Daily Beast, Matt Tyrnauer)

A Tale of Two Planners: Jane Jacobs vs. Robert Moses (National Trust for Historic Preservation)

Another Reason to Love Urban Green Space: It Fights Crime (CityLab, Julian Spector)

European researchers prove Jane Jacobs was right (Toronto Metro)

What would Jane Jacobs make of our post-Katrina transition from ‘death’ to ‘life’? (Roberta Brandes Gratz)

April 19: Book Talk: Affordable Housing in New York (Skyscraper Museum, NYC)

Apr 20: Book Talk with Arthur Browne and Ginger Adams Otis (NYC)

Apr 20: Cultivating Waterfront Stewardship: Social capital, open shorelines (NYC)

Apr 20: What Would Jane Say (California Preservation Conference, San Francisco)

Apr 22: The Uni Project on Broadway at Union Square (NYC)