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I was born in the Midwest and worked housing construction, landscaping, and installed storm doors and storm windows all in the southwest suburban sprawl of the Chicago area. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Ghost71(jeesh)
I loved it from the first pages to the end. I learned so much about New York and it's buildings, parks. Great readPublished 5 months ago by Anthony Guilliams
Robert Moses was not easily defeated. Like the Hydra, he kept rebounding from seeming defeats. However, in jane Jacobs and her allies, he finally met someone he could neither cow... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Greg Cook
This is an insightful description of critical battles over New York public policy plans. Robert Moses, who led various New York City transportation and planning departments,... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Leon Czikowsky
A wrestling match is the appropriate metaphor for what transpired between Jane Jacobs and Robert Moses, and their respective camps. Read morePublished on July 1, 2013 by Rocco Dormarunno
You don't really hear too much about this story anymore, but it's definitely an important part of the history of our cities and how developers have gotten into fights with people... Read morePublished on May 17, 2013 by David
This is a very tightly written book and good introduction to Ms. Jacobs. But I give it a four star for lack of first person and written accounts by those who knew her. Read morePublished on May 3, 2012 by gaia
"Wrestling with Moses" contains abbreviated biographies of Jane Jacobs and Robert Moses and accounts of the three fields on which they did battle. Read morePublished on February 6, 2012 by David Alden
Although I wish this book was a bit longer, Mr. Flint has written an easy flowing well researched book concerning the conflict between Jane Jacobs and Robert Moses, who this... Read morePublished on June 27, 2011 by Dave Geller