Wrestling With Moses

Wrestling With Moses

How Jane Jacobs Took on New York's Master Builder and Transformed the American City

eBook - 2009
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Documents the 1968 clash between activist writer Jane Jacobs and urban-planning giant Robert Moses over a planned expressway in New York City, exploring how Jacobs' eventual victory reshaped the ways in which people respond to urban renewal projects.
Publisher: New York : Random House, 2009
ISBN: 9781588368621
1588368629
Call Number: EBOOK OVERDRIVE

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An account of how Jane Jacobs -- author of "The Death and Life of Great American Cities" -- successfully galvanized New Yorkers to stop Robert Moses's "urban renewal" project in 1950s Manhattan.


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