Off the Page: Vital Little Plans

Join Alexandra Lange, architecture critic for Curbed, for a conversation with Samuel Zipp and Nathan Storring about Vital Little Plans and the powerful, evolving legacy of Jane Jacobs.


Spring Lecture (Providence Preservation Society)

A PPS Spring Lecture by Samuel Zipp and Nathan Storring. There will be a light reception at 5:30 pm, with the lecture beginning at 6 pm. Following the lecture, books will be available for purchase and signing. Join Zipp and Storring to discover a lifetime of ideas from Jane Jacobs, the most prominent urbanist of […]


Vital Little Plans: A Conversation about Jane Jacobs and Public Writing

In this talk, Nate Storring and Samuel Zipp, the editors of Vital Little Plans, will explore the difficult process of collecting, curating, and interpreting this anthology of Jane Jacobs’s short writings, the delicate balance of honoring and challenging her legacy, and what we can learn from her dual life as a public intellectual and activist. Lunch will […]

Ada Books

Vital Little Plans Book Launch

Come celebrate the publication of Vital Little Plans: The Short Works of Jane Jacobs with co-editor Sandy Zipp and myself. The night will include a brief reading, light refreshments, and lively conversation. Books will be available for purchase.


Jane Jacobs Tribute (IFOA)

Robert Kanigel, Nathan Storring, and Samuel Zipp discuss Jane Jacobs’s legacy and how she changed our perception of the neighborhood and the city with David Miller. Susan G. Cole hosts.