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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…

Call for Nominations: International Jane Jacobs Medal

…dation and The Municipal Art Society of New York (MAS) announced that the public nominating process for the 2016 Jane Jacobs Medal is open through June 30, 2016, at www.jj100.org. The 2016 Jane Jacobs Medal is open to international nominees for the first time in honor of the 100th anniversary of Jacobs’ birth. An international panel of judges will evaluate the nominations and the winner will be announced in the fall of this year and honored at a…

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…

Nominations Open for The Rockefeller Foundation’s Jane Jacobs Medal

The Rockefeller Foundation has announced that the public nominating process for the 2013 Jane Jacobs Medal—awarded to living individuals whose creative vision for the urban environment has significantly contributed to the vibrancy and variety of New York City—is now open.  All are invited to submit nominations at www.rockefellerfoundation.org until April 30, 2013. Now in its seventh consecutive year, the Rockefeller Foundation created the Jane J…

Working Toward a Just City: The 2008 Jane Jacobs Medal Winners

…he capacity of providing something for everybody, only because, and only when, they are created by everybody.” – Jane Jacobs In 2007, the Rockefeller Foundation and MAS partnered to create Jane Jacobs and the Future of New York, a public education and civic engagement initiative organized in conjunction with the inaugural Jane Jacobs Medal. This year, through a grant from the Foundation, MAS administered the second annual Jane Jacobs Medal as par…

2008 Jane Jacobs Medal Nomination Period Extended

Beginning January 8, the Rockefeller Foundation will be accepting nominations for the 2008 Jane Jacobs Medal on its website through Monday, February 4, 2008. The 2008 Rockefeller Foundation Jane Jacobs Medals will recognize two living individuals whose creative vision for the urban environment has significantly contributed to the vibrancy and variety of New York City. The Jane Jacobs Medal was created by the Rockefeller Foundation in 2007 to hon…

2013 Jane Jacobs Medalists Announced

MAS proudly congratulates the recipients of The Rockefeller Foundation’s 2013 Jane Jacobs Medal — Bette Midler and Ian Marvy. The Medals, administered by MAS, are awarded annually to recipients whose work creates new ways of seeing and understanding New York City, challenges traditional assumptions and creatively uses the urban environment to make New York City a place of hope and expectation. The Rockefeller Foundation Jane Jacobs Medal was cre…

Jane Jacobs and the Future of New York Exhibit to Open

On September 25, the Municipal Art Society’s exciting new exhibition Jane Jacobs and the Future of New York opens in Urban Center Galleries. Sponsored by the Rockefeller Foundation, this innovative show reevaluates the legacy and values of renowned New York activist Jane Jacobs through the lens of the city of today and tomorrow using images, text and multimedia. It is the centerpiece of a major MAS campaign aiming to energize a new generation of…