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Eyes on the Street:  Did Jane Jacobs get it wrong?

Eyes on the Street: Did Jane Jacobs get it wrong?

In her book the Life and Death of Great American Cities, urbanist Jane Jacobs asserted (based on the sketchiest of anecdotal evidence from her Greenwich Village neighborhood) that introducing commercial uses into a neighborhood brings life and activity to the area.  This in turn means more people are observing events, and these added “eyes on […]

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