By Scott Larson
The antagonism among urbanist and author Jane Jacobs and grasp builder Robert Moses may possibly body debates over city shape, yet in "Building Like Moses with Jacobs in Mind," Scott Larson goals to exploit the Moses-Jacobs contention as a way for analyzing and figuring out the recent York urban administration's redevelopment suggestions and activities. via 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 method to the social and monetary ambitions for redevelopment in long island urban with one of these strategy.
"Building Like Moses with Jacobs in Mind" bargains a full of life critique that exhibits how the legacies of those planners were interpreted—and reinterpreted—over time and with the evolution of city house. finally, he makes the case that neither determine bargains a significant version for addressing obdurate problems—poverty, loss of reasonable housing, and segregation alongside category and racial lines—that proceed to vex brand new cities.
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"Building Like Moses with Jacobs in Mind": Contemporary Planning in New York City (Urban Life, Landscape and Policy) by Scott Larson