Thursday, October 8, 2020
SAVE THE DATE
for Bridgeport’s 2020 Jane & Laurayne’s Walk! This annual event, which has been postponed to the fall, honors the legacies of Bridgeport legend Laurayne Farrar-James and urbanist Jane Jacobs.
Stay tuned for further details and timing.
Until we can be together to explore Downtown Bridgeport on foot or on bike, stay safe at home and check out our recommended watch list:
- How to Make an Attractive City (14:20, The School of Life): https://youtu.be/Hy4QjmKzF1c
- Survival of a Small City about South Norwalk (66:34, documentary): https://archive.org/details/survivalofasmallcity
- Citizen Jane: Battle for the City (93, documentary): http://www.altimeterfilms.com/citizen-jane-battle-for-the-city
- How to Revive Neighborhood, Theaster Gates (16:52, TED Talk): https://www.ted.com/talks/theaster_gates_how_to_revive_a_neighborhood_with_imagination_beauty_and_art
In addition, at our first Jane’s Walk, we had Anthony Flint talk (in person) about his book, Wrestling with Moses, and an interview with David Kooris. Check out his upcoming author’s talk on June 25th with the Urban Land Institute’s Building Healthy Places Book Club: https://americas.uli.org/event/building-healthy-places-book-club-live-discussion-group/.