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Jane’s Walk 2014 – Resources

Jane’s Walk 2014: Resources for Walk Leaders & Wranglers On Saturday and Sunday, May 3 & 4, thousands of New Yorkers will take their eyes to the streets for Jane’s Walk NYC: 100+ free guided walks throughout New York’s five boroughs. Thank you for offering to help lead a walk (or walks)! Here are some [...]

Jane’s Walk NYC

On Saturday and Sunday, May 3 & 4, thousands of New Yorkers will take their eyes to the streets for Jane’s Walk NYC: 100+ free guided walks throughout New York’s five boroughs. Jane’s Walks are organized and led by urban enthusiasts, animators and organizations that celebrate Jane Jacobs’ legacy. The walks get New Yorkers out [...]

Join MAS for the 4th Annual Jane’s Walk NYC
Saturday, May 3rd and Sunday, May 4th, 2014

Celebrated during the first weekend in May in nearly 100 cities worldwide, Jane’s Walk honors the enduring legacy of urban activist Jane Jacobs by encouraging residents to get out on the street, engage with their neighbors and explore the city. Last year, MAS coordinated 100+ walks throughout the five boroughs of New York City, promoting [...]

Jane’s Walk 2014

Jane’s Walk NYC On Saturday and Sunday, May 3-4, thousands of New Yorkers will take their eyes to the streets for Jane’s Walk NYC: 100+ free guided walks throughout New York’s five boroughs. Jane’s Walks are organized and led by urban enthusiasts, animators and organizations that celebrate Jane Jacobs’ legacy. The walks get New Yorkers [...]

Jane Jacobs Forum 2013: Women as City Builders

Author and activist Jane Jacobs (1916-2006) believed in the future of cities and in common sense solutions to urban challenges. This year, in conjunction with the presentation of The Rockefeller Foundation’s Jane Jacobs Medal, the Municipal Art Society’s annual Jane Jacobs Forum features leading women in the fields of architecture and planning, landscape architecture, development, community development, [...]

Jane Jacobs Forum 2013:
Women as City Builders

Summit for New York | Jane Jacobs Forum |   Author and activist Jane Jacobs (1916-2006) believed in the future of cities and in common sense solutions to urban challenges. This year, in conjunction with the presentation of The Rockefeller Foundation’s Jane Jacobs Medal, the Municipal Art Society’s annual Jane Jacobs Forum features leading women in the [...]

2013 Jane Jacobs Medalists Announced

MAS proudly congratulates the recipients of The Rockefeller Foundation’s 2013 Jane Jacobs Medal — Bette Midler and Ian Marvy. The Medals, administered by MAS, are awarded annually to recipients whose work creates new ways of seeing and understanding New York City, challenges traditional assumptions and creatively uses the urban environment to make New York City [...]

Jane’s Walk NYC is here!

Since its inception in 2007 the annual international phenomenon – Jane’s Walk – has created an opportunity for people to actively engage in city planning. Over the course of one weekend– this year on May 4th and 5th– people in urban areas around the world will lead over 600 walking tours in their own communities [...]

The Changing Face of Manhattan’s Lower East Side: What Would Jane Jacobs Do?

The Changing Face of Manhattan’s Lower East Side: What Would Jane Jacobs Do?

MAS Gala 2013

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Medal | MASterworks Awards | Annual Awards | Brendan Gill Prize | Jane Jacobs Medal | Yolanda Garcia Community Planner Award The 2013 Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Medal honored Dr. Judith Rodin, President, and David Rockefeller, Jr., Board Chair, The Rockefeller Foundation, on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of its founding, for its [...]

Nominations Open for The Rockefeller Foundation’s Jane Jacobs Medal

The Rockefeller Foundation has announced that the public nominating process for the 2013 Jane Jacobs Medal—awarded to living individuals whose creative vision for the urban environment has significantly contributed to the vibrancy and variety of New York City—is now open.  All are invited to submit nominations at www.rockefellerfoundation.org until April 30, 2013.

Jane Jacobs’ West Village

Be a Jane’s Walk Host May 4 and 5

The Municipal Art Society is thrilled to announce the dates for our third annual Jane’s Walk NYC, to be held Saturday and Sunday, May 4th and 5th.  Just as Jane Jacobs urged residents to become advocates for their communities, MAS is excited for you to become the “eyes on the street” and lead a walk [...]

2011 MASterworks Recipients

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Medal | MASterworks Awards | Annual Awards | Brendan Gill Prize | Jane Jacobs Medal | Yolanda Garcia Community Planner Award Five provocative and innovative architecture and urban design projects have been chosen as winners of The Municipal Art Society of New York’s 2011 MASterworks Awards. Tying for the top honor, Best [...]