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Jane Jacobs dies at 89

PUBLISHED: April 26, 2006

Jane Jacobs, one of the great intellectuals, activists, and urban theorists of the twentieth century, died yesterday in Toronto. Obituaries and commentary are at the New York Daily News, Toronto Globe & Mail, and Seattle Times. Jacobs contributed to the Spring 2004 issue of VQR with an essay on education: “Credentialing vs. Educating.” We’re happy to make it available for all to read.

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