Wrestling with Moses: How Jane Jacobs Took on New York's Master Builder and Transformed the American City

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To a young Jane Jacobs, Greenwich Village, with its winding cobblestone streets and diverse makeup, was everything a city neighborhood should be. The activist, writer, and mother of three grew so fond of her bustling community that it became a touchstone for her landmark book "The Death and Life of Great American Cities." But consummate power broker Robert Moses, the father of many of New York's most monumental development projects, saw things differently: neighborhoods such as Greenwich Village were badly in need of "urban ...

Wrestling with Moses: How Jane Jacobs Took on New York's Master Builder and Transformed the American City 2011, Random House Trade

ISBN-13: 9780812981360

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Wrestling with Moses: How Jane Jacobs Took on New York's Master Builder and Transformed the American City 2009, Random House, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781400066742

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