|Birth Day||May 4, 1916|
|Birth Place||Scranton, PA|
|Age||104 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Apr 25, 2006 (age 89)|
An American-Canadian Journalist and author, she is best known for The Death and Life of Great American Cities, a groundbreaking work that criticized urban renewal. She is often regarded as one of the main influences behind the New Urbanist movement.
After graduating from high school in Pennsylvania, she worked as an unpaid assistant Editor for the Scranton Tribune. When she first moved to New York City, she worked as a stenographer and a freelance Writer before becoming a reporter for the U.S. State Department's publication, Amerika.
She was both an urban-themed author and a political Activist.
Joseph Gordon shares her alma mater, Columbia University.