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More Jane Jacobs, Less Marc Jacobs

That's the slogan seen on t-shirts around Jane Jacobs beloved Greenwich Village, where some locals feel high-end chains are ruining the neighborhood.
October 19, 2009, 10am PDT | Tim Halbur
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Graphic designer Mike Joyce is interviewed about the campaign he designed.

"...I definitely understand that counterpoint and to those people I have two things to say. One, it is absolutely not meant to be a personal statement against Marc Jacobs. I actually like some of the store's window displays and think he and his team are really talented designers. And two, don't be so literal! It's a play on words to reflect the Village being taken over by franchises and chains of all kinds--not just the six Marc Jacobs stores."

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Published on Friday, October 16, 2009 in Jeremiah's Vanishing New York
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