Title: Jane Jacobs Today
Publication Date: 10/17/06
Co-hosted by The American Planning Association's New York Metro Chapter, The Canadian Consulate General in New York, and NYU Wagner Jane Jacobs’ ideas redefined urban planning and her hometowns of New York and Toronto are among many cities that continue to feel the impact of her writings. This panel discussion explores the importance, meaning, and influence of her work. Panellists include: - Paul Bedford, former Chief City Planner of Toronto; - Lisa Rochon, Architecture Critic for The Globe and Mail; - Paul Goldberger, Architecture Critic for The New Yorker; - Raymond Gastil, Director, Manhattan Office, Department of City Planning; and - Eugenie Birch, Professor and Chair, University of Pennsylvania Department of City and Regional Planning and former New York City Planning Commissioner. These panellists, New Yorkers and Torontonians, will discuss Jacob's impact and influence on the planning process and and how her philosophy has been modified in the 45 years since publication of "The Death and Life of Great American Cities". Brought to you with the support of NYU Wagner's Urban Planning Student Association. Tuesday, Oct. 17th, 2006, 6pm - 8pm Location: Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University The Puck Building, 2nd Fl. Conference Room 295 Lafayette Street
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