Tag Archives: Jane Jacobs

11th St: A Jacobean Fantasy (Greenwich Ave to Hudson St)

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Past Greenwich Avenue, 11th Street makes a 45-degree turn and veers off into what looks like a completely different city altogether. This is West Village, where the Goddess – Jane Jacobs – holds sway. It is a fantasy garden-world with … Continue reading

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11th St: Limbo (5th to 7th Aves)

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11th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues was described by Jane Jacobs as a “dignified and interesting street” to walk on, because of the diversity of uses and ages of the buildings here. Today, most of this block and its … Continue reading

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11th St – A Divine Comedy, or 1 3/3 Gods

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Mankind’s Fall looms large on 11th Street – this most pious and god-fearing of thoroughfares, extending not straight-forwardly but crooking and breaking off with little warning through the mediaeval quarter of South-of-14th, a collection of Villages East, Greenwich and West … Continue reading

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