Kenneth T. Jackson

Preeminent historian on New York City
Kenneth Terry Jackson, born in 1939, has had a distinguished career as a professor emeritus of history and social sciences at Columbia University. He is widely recognized as a preeminent urban historian and authority on the history of New York City. Jackson served for three years as an officer in the United States Air Force before joining Columbia’s faculty in 1968. He is celebrated for his encyclopedic knowledge of American urban history and suburbanization, authoring influential works such as 'Crabgrass...

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New York City's Urban Development and Housing

1. The Allure of New York City
2. New York's Infrastructure and Housing
3. Urban Development Challenges and Insights