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VIRTUAL Book Launch: Jane Jacobs’s First City by Glenna Lang

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May 12, 2021, 6 pm7 pm.


Jane Jacobs’s First City vividly reveals how this influential thinker and writer’s classic works germinated in the once vibrant, mid-size city of Scranton, Pennsylvania, where Jane spent her initial eighteen years. Author Glenna Lang will discuss her new book with Andrew Berman, Executive Director of the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation. In addition to learning more about the life and ideas of urbanist Jane Jacobs, you will find out about Jacobs’s influence on New York and the potential of mid-sized cities like Scranton. Register here to join.

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