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Rockefeller Foundation Announces 2012 Nomination Process for Jane Jacobs Medal

The Rockefeller Foundation announced today that it is opening the public nominating process for the 2012 Jane Jacobs Medal – awarded to two living individuals whose creative vision for the urban environment has significantly contributed to the vibrancy and variety of New York City.  The nominations can come from anyone and should be made at www.rockefellerfoundation.org from today through May 4, 2012. Now in its sixth consecutive year, the Jane…

New Yorkers Invited to Nominate 2010 Jane Jacobs Medal Candidates

MAS to administer awards program on behalf of the Rockefeller Foundation 2009 Jane Jacobs Medal Recipients Richard Kahan (left) and Damaris Reyes (center) with Judith Rodin, Mary Schmidt Campbell, and George Campbell. The Rockefeller Foundation announced today that it is opening the public nominating process for the 2010 Jane Jacobs Medal — awarded to two living individuals whose creative vision for the urban environment has significantly contr…

Call for 2011 Jane Jacobs Medal Nominations!

…of the Rockefeller Foundation The Rockefeller Foundation today opened the public nominating process for the 2011 Jane Jacobs Medal—awarded annually to two living individuals whose creative vision for the urban environment has significantly contributed to the vibrancy and variety of New York City. Nominations are accepted online starting today through February 25, 2011. MAS is honored to administer the Jane Jacobs Medal nomination process on beh…

Jane Jacobs Forum 2011:
Women as Public Intellectuals

Preservation & Climate Change Conference | Summit for New York | Jane Jacobs Forum | Women as Public Intellectuals: The Legacies of Jane Jacobs, Rachel Carson, and Betty Friedan Tuesday, November 8 6:30 – 8:00 PM, Reception to follow Free, registration required THE ELEBASH HALL CUNY GRADUATE CENTER 365 FIFTH AVENUE RSVP 2011 marks the 50th Anniversary of the publication of Jane Jacobs classic The Death and Life of Great America…

MAS Urban Fellow Mary Rowe on Jane Jacobs’ Legacy

…nvironmental resilience; President of Ideas that Matter, a convening and publishing program based on the work of Jane Jacobs based in Toronto. Earlier this year Mary was awarded a Bellagio residency from the Rockefeller Foundation to develop her writing on self-organization in cities. She is a contributor to several volumes on urban life, most recently having written the Epilogue to What We See: Advancing the Observations of Jane Jacobs (New Vill…