By Jane Jacobs:

The Death and Life of Great American Cities, 1961.

The Economy of Cities, 1970.

Cities and the Wealth of Nations, 1985.

Systems of Survival: A Dialogue on the Moral Foundations of Commerce and Politics, 1994.

The Nature of Economies, 2001. 

Dark Age Ahead, 2005.


About Jane Jacobs: 

Peter L. Laurence,  Becoming Jane Jacobs, 2016.

Robert Kanigel, Eyes on the Street: The Life of Jane Jacobs, 2016.

Samuel Zipp & Nathan Storring, editors,   Vital Little Plans: The Short Works of Jane Jacobs, 2016.

Jane Jacobs, Jane Jacobs: The Last Interview and Other Conversations, 2016.


For children of all ages: 

Susan Hughes and Valerie Boivin,  Walking in the City with Jane, 2018


For books on cities, urban planning, walking tours of Ottawa, and walking generally,

see Books and Readings