Tagged with Le Corbusier

Citizen Jane: Battle for the City BBC4

Citizen Jane: Battle for the City BBC4

This documentary featured the pioneering journalism and activism of Jane Jacobs who led the battle to stop the wholesale replacement of cities and their vibrant communities with freeways and tower blocksin New York City. Her main opponent was Robert Moses who became a local hero for promoting open spaces and building public parks, but after … Continue reading

Le Corbusier Lives

Le Corbusier Lives

I  used to go to  a community  computer place to the east of the city. It as open access, and all sorts of people used to drop  in for a while or all day. It was where I began my business as writer/historian, and learned to design and promote my books. One  day I mentioned … Continue reading