The battle for Gotham: New York in the shadow of Robert Moses and Jane Jacobs

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Nation Books,
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c2010.
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The titanic clash of wills between Robert Moses and Jane Jacobs in the 1960s and how their dueling perspectives helped to define contemporary urban life
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9781568584386
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subject_facet City planning -- New York (State) -- New York, Urban renewal -- New York (State) -- New York, Urbanization -- New York (State) -- New York
table_of_contents Introduction: a clash of visions-then and now -- The way things were -- Landmarks preservation: precursor of positive change -- Greenwich Village: Jacobs, Moses, and me -- Soho: a Moses defeat, a Jacobs victory -- Reconsidering Robert Moses: what's to reconsider? -- The factory: the secret life of New York industry -- The Upper West Side: what Moses couldn't kill -- Westway: a conversation with Jane Jacobs -- Big things get done -- Conclusion: their shadows still hover.
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title The battle for Gotham : New York in the shadow of Robert Moses and Jane Jacobs
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