Quote by: Jane Jacobs

There is a quality even meaner than outright ugliness or disorder, and this meaner quality is the dishonest mask of pretended order, achieved by ignoring or suppressing the real order that is struggling to exist and to be served.


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Author Bio


  • NameJane Jacobs
  • DescriptionAmerican–Canadian journalist, author on urbanism and activist (1916-2006)
  • AliasesJane Butzner
  • BornMay 4, 1916
  • DiedApril 25, 2006
  • CountryCanada; United States Of America
  • ProfessionJournalist; Architect; Urban Planner; Writer
  • AwardsOfficer Of The Order Of Canada