Jane Jacobs, “Canadian Cities and Sovereignty Association”, Massey Lecture, 1979

Massey Lecture, 1979 on CBC Radio:

… our most memorable Massey lectures. This week, the opening lecture from urbanist, writer and activist Jane Jacobs. Said to be an ‘intellectual warrior’, her series was called ‘Canadian Cities and Sovereignty Association’. She presented it in 1979.

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One comment on “Jane Jacobs, “Canadian Cities and Sovereignty Association”, Massey Lecture, 1979
  1. daviding says:

    This Jane Jacobs talk is the first in a series, serving as a teaser for “The Lost Massey Lectures: Recovered Classics from Five Great Thinkers” at Anansi Press.

    I would actually prefer to listen to Jane speak, as hearing her voice adds more significant to the content. In this segment, she compares the growth of Toronto — in particular, with its surrounding suburbs — with the decline of Montreal, which hasn’t has similar growth in its surrounding areas.

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