Urban thinker Jane Jacobs died today, at age 89.
Remembering Jane Jacobs presents an old CBS interview with her:
With her astute observations about the way we live, Jane Jacobs dynamically changed the urban landscape. The author, activist and theorist has passed away at the age of 89. Jacobs, a self-taught philosopher, challenged the establishment with her ideas about cities and the economy. In this CBC Television clip from 1969, Jacobs, a new immigrant to Canada, discusses Toronto’s quirks and Montreal’s creativity.