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A Look at the New Book Naked City

Posted February 26, 2010 at 10:54 am

The website Popmatters reviews sociologist Sharon Zukin’s new book, Naked City: The Death and Life of Authentic Urban Places.  It is an examination which expounds on the lifetime work of activist Jane Jacobs.  Of how overdevelopment and gentrification are transforming, and often destroying, city neighborhoods.  Here are some excerpts from the article: Yonah Schimmel is […]