Jane’s Walks: Revealing The Intimate Stories Of Local Neighborhoods

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A grassroots movement named after author and activist Jane Jacobs is aiming to enrich communities by organizing locally-led walking tours in towns and cities.

Dan Gould
  • 1 april 2010

Jane Jacobs, was an author and activist who fought against massive urban development, instead advocating human-scale communities.

A grassroots movement named after Jacobs — Jane’s Walks, is aiming to enrich communities by organizing locally-led walking tours in towns and cities. The tours focus on intimate details, social history, and issues important to residents rather than just historic events or notable architecture.

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