Urban Combatant

Jane Jacobs, is my new hero.


Here’s an insightful interview with her regarding her philosophies from Reason’s June 2001 issue.


Whenever I tell people I really miss Seattle they always say,
“Why don’t you move to Portland”?.
I can’t quite figure that one out yet. Has Seattle turned infinitely evil?
It certainly isn’t on this list of healthy cities.

My query has nothing to do with questioning the beauty of Portland at all, I am just curious why everyone is so apt to discourage the other option.
I miss the water.

Inquiring minds want to know.