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Jane Jacobs and the Future of New York Opens

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On September 25, the Municipal Art Society’s exciting new exhibition Jane Jacobs and the Future of New York opened 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 New Yorkers to observe and recognize the best of their city and become citizen activists advocating for positive change.

To read a New York Times article about the exhibit, click here, and to watch the accompanying slideshow, click here.

Block by Block: Jane Jacobs and the Future of New York, a book publication accompanying the exhibit is available for purchase from Urban Center Books.