Allan Jacobs

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Allan Jacobs taught in the Department of City & Regional Planning at UC Berkeley from 1975 to 2001 and twice served as its Chair. Presently he is a consultant in city planning and urban design with projects in California, Oregon, and Brazil, among others.

Prior to teaching at Berkeley, Professor Jacobs worked on planning projects in the City of Pittsburgh and for the Ford Foundation in Calcutta, India, and spent eight years as Director of the San Francisco Department of City Planning. Honors include a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Berkeley Citation, and the Kevin Lynch Award from Mil Publication include The Boulevard Book (with Macdonald and Rofe), Great Streets, and Looking at Cities.