When we deal with cities we are dealing with life at its most complex and intense.
Jane Jacobs
Garden cities – really very nice towns if you were docile and had no plans of your own.
Jane Jacobs
Le Corbusier’s dream city was like a wonderful mechanical toy. But as to how the city works, it tells nothing but lies.
Jane Jacobs
Planners are guided by principles derived from the behaviour and appearance of suburbs, tuberculosis sanatoria, fairs and imaginary dream cities – from anything but cities theselves.
Jane Jacobs