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By Scott Larson

ISBN-10: 1439909695

ISBN-13: 9781439909690

ISBN-10: 1439909709

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 The antagonism among urbanist and author Jane Jacobs and grasp builder Robert Moses might body debates over city shape, yet in "Building Like Moses with Jacobs in Mind," Scott Larson goals to exploit the Moses-Jacobs competition as a method for reading and figuring out the hot York urban administration's redevelopment options and activities. by way of displaying how the Bloomberg administration's plans borrow selectively from Moses' and Jacobs' writing, Larson lays naked the contradictions buried in such rhetoric and argues that there may be no equitable option to the social and financial ambitions for redevelopment in ny urban with this kind of strategy. 

"Building Like Moses with Jacobs in Mind" deals a full of life critique that indicates how the legacies of those planners were interpreted—and reinterpreted—over time and with the evolution of city area. finally, he makes the case that neither determine deals a significant version for addressing obdurate problems—poverty, loss of reasonable housing, and segregation alongside category and racial lines—that proceed to vex trendy cities.

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 The antagonism among urbanist and author Jane Jacobs and grasp builder Robert Moses could body debates over city shape, yet in "Building Like Moses with Jacobs in Mind," Scott Larson goals to take advantage of the Moses-Jacobs contention as a method for analyzing and knowing the recent York urban administration's redevelopment techniques and activities.

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