August 23, 1962

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"Jane Jacobs, who wears a sign that reads ‘Kill the Xpressway Now,’ answers a journalist’s questions. With her is politician Martin M. Berger (left) and a woman identified as Rachel Wall. They were attending a demonstration on Park Row against the proposed ‘Lower Manhattan Expressway,’ also known as the ‘Broome Street Expressway.’" Village Preservation (GVSHP) Image Archive, accessed Aug 12, 2022,