The Economy of Cities

Front Cover
Random House, 1969 - Cities and towns - 268 pages

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - bezoar44 - LibraryThing

In this book, Jane Jacobs brings her creative mind and sharp wit to bear on the question of how cities grow economically. While there's a lot of wisdom here, it demands an unusual style of reading ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - ServusLibri - LibraryThing

This book is another example of Jane Jacobs’ clear and frequently different thinking. It provides some insights into the growth of cities that usually overlooked. As an example, one new idea here is ... Read full review


The Valuable Inefficiencies
How Cities Start Growing

2 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (1969)

Jane Jacobs lives in Toronto.

Bibliographic information