In the 1970s, New York City hit rock bottom. Crime was at its highest, the middle class exodus was in high gear, and bankruptcy loomed.
INTRODUCTION: A Clash of Visions—Then and Now
Chapter 1. THE WAY THINGS WERE
Chapter 2. LANDMARKS PRESERVATION
Chapter 3. GREENWICH VILLAGE
Chapter 4. SOHO
Chapter 5. RECONSIDERING ROBERT MOSES
Chapter 6. THE FACTORY
Chapter 7. THE UPPER WEST SIDE
Chapter 8. WESTWAY
Chapter 9. BIG THINGS GET DONE
CONCLUSION: Their Shadows Still Hover
Appendix: Jacobs’s Arrest in Her Own Words
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