Jane Jacobs at 100

Celebrating 100 Years of Jane Jacobs

From May through October 2016, The Municipal Art Society is bringing together partners from around the world to celebrate the legacy of urban activist Jane Jacobs.

Join the Celebration in Your City

Celebrating the City:
Jane Jacobs at 100

Cities have the capability of providing something for everybody,
only because, and only when, they are created by everybody.
– Jane Jacobs

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2016 Jane Jacobs Medal

MAS is proud to be the presenting partner for the Rockefeller Foundation’s Jane Jacobs Medal, an annual award recognizing leaders whose work creates new ways of seeing and understanding cities, challenges traditional assumptions about urban life, and creatively uses the built environment to make cities places of hope and expectation.

Nominations for the 2016 Medal—open to international nominees for the first time ever—are now closed.

Nominations Now Closed


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What will you do to celebrate Jane Jacobs in 2016?