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REVIEW: CITIZEN JANE – BATTLE FOR THE CITY

“I really dug the film Citizen Jane.” “Oh, what’s it about?” “City planning.” “Huh?” “City planning. The planning of cities.” “I think I’ll skip that one.” And that would be a terrible mistake. Sure, Citizen Jane: Battle for the City is a film about city planning, but it’s primarily about the people who defined the movements in New York City and how their impact is still being felt all these years later. In a time when gentrification is destroying cities all across the country, Citizen Jane seems relevant now more than ever. And, though gentrification could not be stopped in
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