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Urban planning author, activist dies at 89

Jane Jacobs wrote 'The Death and Life of Great American Cities'
Published on Apr 26, 2006

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Jane Jacobs, whose 1961 classic work, “The Death and Life of Great American Cities,” changed the way people think about communities and urban planning, died Tuesday at the age of 89, media accounts said.   The legendary urbanist, writer and ...