Jane Jacobs

Jane Jacobs (1916-2006) was an urbanist and activist whose writings championed a fresh, community-based approach to city building. Read more about her here.

About Jane's Walk

What is a Jane's Walk? Who was Jane Jacobs?

Jane Jacobs: Ten Big Ideas

A quick primer on some of Jacobs' key ideas. Available for download as a printable PDF.

Project Office

Although Jane's Walk is organized by people around the world, it is coordinated by a charitable project in Toronto. Meet the people behind the scenes.