Jane Jacobs/Robert Moses/Stimulus Bill

Check out these interesting posts over at ThinkMarkets about the possible effects of the stimulus bill’s infrastructure spending on neighborhoods and local social economies. I thought the references to Jane Jacobs were particularly timely given our little whirlwind tour through her The Death and Life of Great American Cities  last week:

Infrastructure: How the Seen Crowds Out the Unseen

Infrastructure: Here’s What Robert Moses Would Do Today

Categories: Historic Preservation

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  1. The National Trust has a Stimulus 101:What it means for Preservation at
    There is a lot in there that really scares me…and I hope other preservationist. Whenever you see “watch for the development of (insert federal agency) criteria” it just can’t be good.


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