SG Jacobs 1-2(1)

SG Jacobs 1-2(1) - 8. What point does she make in looking...

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Study Guide: Jacobs, The Death and Life of Great American Cities chapters 1-2 1. What is Jacobs’ book an attack on? 2. What things were wrong, according to orthodox city planning, with Boston’s North End neighborhood? 3. What was Ebenezer Howard’s solution for saving the city? 4. For the decentrists what was the primary result of regional planning? 5. What does Jacobs call the city’s most vital organs? 6. What makes city streets different from the streets in towns or suburbs? 7. Who and what are the primary keepers of the peace in a city?
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Unformatted text preview: 8. What point does she make in looking at Los Angeles crime rate? 9. It seems to me that architects and city planners also employ rhetorical devices. Can you think of any analogies between rhetorical devices weve discussed and element of buildings or cities? 10. Think of a certain city locale where you do not feel safe. Do Jacobs analyses work when applied to this place? What could make this place safer?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2011 for the course IH 0952 taught by Professor Zhuraw during the Spring '11 term at Temple.

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