Jane's Walk - The Future Sea Level in Lower Manhattan

Photo by siralbertus/Flickr CC Have you ever heard about Jane Jacobs? I recently learned that her efforts as an activist were key in saving Washington Square Park and surrounding areas from being overtaken by the proposed Lower Manhattan Expressway. 2016 marks her 100th birthday and it was the perfect occasion to celebrate her life and accomplishments. From May 6th to 8th the Municipal Art Society of New York (MAS) joined other 180 cities to hold the festival Jane’s Walk. New Yorkers of all ages and interests were able to attend more than 200 walking tours to learn more about their city’s history. Our friends from The City Atlas, a guide for sustainable living in New York City where I am cur



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