Samuel Zipp is a writer and historian. He is the author of the award-winning Manhattan Projects: The Rise and Fall of Urban Renewal in Cold War New York, which tells the larger history of the battles around urban renewal that propelled Jane Jacobs to national fame, and has written on urbanism and culture for the New York Times, the Washington Post and The Nation. He coedited Vital Little Plans with Nathan Storring, the new book of influential urbanist Jane Jacobs, released in Jacobs’ centenary year. He is currently a professor at Brown University and lives in Providence.

Events Samuel Zipp was involved in

  • Jane Jacobs Tribute

    Saturday, October 29, 2016 - 12:00 PM

    Robert Kanigel, Nathan Storring, and Samuel Zipp discuss Jane Jacobs' legacy with David Miller.