This Week In Jane

A round up of news on the public realm and on Jane’s legacy…

What Public Squares Mean for Cities (CityLab review of new collection of essays: City Squares)

Celebrating the remarkable stories of everyday jobs – A StoryCorps collection called Callings: The Purpose and Passion of Work  from CityLab’s On the Job, a series of conversations with the people that keep neighborhoods running.

Jane Jacobs: 100 and Timeless as Ever (Architects Newspaper)

In this month of Jane Jacobs, A Look At the “Philadelphia School” That Inspired & Frustrated Her (Hidden City Philadelphia)

Defending Vibrant City Life: Jane Jacobs at 100 (Time)

And a few more controversial articles on Jane and her legacy:

What Jane Jacobs Missed (Common Edge)

Lawrence Solomon: I knew Jane Jacobs, and everything urban lefties say about her is wrong. (Financial Post)