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Be a Jane’s Walk Host May 4 and 5

The Municipal Art Society is thrilled to announce the dates for our third annual Jane’s Walk NYC, to be held Saturday and Sunday, May 4th and 5th.  Just as Jane Jacobs urged residents to become advocates for their communities, MAS is excited for you to become the “eyes on the street” and lead a walk or bike tour of an area of the city, on a subject that you’re passionate about.  Submit your walk today. Continue Reading>>

Jane’s Walk NYC 2012: A Great Success!

janes walkMore than 2,500 New Yorkers (and visitors!) took to the streets last weekend for Jane’s Walk NYC. Coordinated by MAS, working with over two dozen partner organizations, Jane’s Walk NYC is a weekend of free, hosted walks, and bike rides in all five boroughs led by local residents, urban enthusiasts and those who care deeply about their neighborhoods and city. See photos. Started in Toronto in 2007, Jane’s Walk is an international program created to commemorate the life and legacy of beloved urbanist Jane Jacobs.  This year it grew to include 600 walks in 85 cities and 19 countries! Continue Reading>>

Walk the Entire Length of Broadway on a Jane’s Walk with MAS & Mary Miss

manhattan-new-york-aerial-mediumMAS, artist Mary Miss and her organization City as Living Laboratory (CaLL) will be hosting a Jane’s Walk down the ENTIRE length of Broadway, from 240 Street to Bowling Green, on Sunday, May 6th. The walk will start uptown at 8AM and end at the lower tip of Manhattan around 8PM. We hope you’ll join us for the half-marathon walk—or even just a portion of it Continue Reading>>