By Scott Larson
The antagonism among urbanist and author Jane Jacobs and grasp builder Robert Moses might body debates over city shape, yet in "Building Like Moses with Jacobs in Mind," Scott Larson goals to take advantage of the Moses-Jacobs competition as a way for reading and knowing the recent York urban administration's redevelopment innovations and activities. through displaying how the Bloomberg administration's plans borrow selectively from Moses' and Jacobs' writing, Larson lays naked the contradictions buried in such rhetoric and argues that there could be no equitable technique to the social and fiscal pursuits for redevelopment in long island urban with this sort of strategy.
"Building Like Moses with Jacobs in Mind" deals a full of life critique that exhibits how the legacies of those planners were interpreted—and reinterpreted—over time and with the evolution of city area. eventually, he makes the case that neither determine bargains a significant version for addressing obdurate problems—poverty, loss of cheap housing, and segregation alongside type and racial lines—that proceed to vex modern day cities.
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"Building Like Moses with Jacobs in Mind": Contemporary Planning in New York City (Urban Life, Landscape and Policy) by Scott Larson