The economy of cities

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Random House, 1969 - Political Science - 268 pages
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Review: The Economy of Cities

User Review  - Brady Dale - Goodreads

This book gets much less ink spilled over it than DEATH AND LIFE (which is, of course, great), but I found ECONOMY to be simply jaw dropping. The book just can't be beat. If you care about cities, you need to read this slender little volume. It's full of stunning facts, stories and insights. Read full review

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User Review  - Howard Freeman - Goodreads

As always, Jacobs is both insightful and prescient. This rated 4 stars and not 5, because some of her statements (in 1968) were speculative and have not been borne out by history. Nonetheless, she is an indispensable voice at the table if one wants to understand how cities grow and thrive. Read full review

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Jane Jacobs lives in Toronto.