"The key with Jane was that she believed that the world was a complex place. It was not a simple place, it was a complex place, and you couldn't just think in straight lines," said Sewell.Link (Photo credit: Juan Freire, Flickr) (Thanks, Dave!)
"You had to think about context, how things fit together. That was the key about her."
"Jane Jacobs will be remembered as one of the great urban thinkers of our time," Toronto Mayor David Miller said Tuesday in a statement.
"Her contributions and insights have forever changed the way North American cities are developed.
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