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Roberta Brandes Gratz

Roberta Brandes Gratz is an acclaimed urbanist who has published four previous books, including most recently The Battle for Gotham: New York in the Shadow of Robert Moses and Jane Jacobs. Her writing has also appeared in the Nation, the New York Times Magazine, and the Wall Street Journal. She previously served on New York City’s Landmark Preservation Commission and NYC’s Sustainability Advisory Board. With Jane Jacobs, she founded The Center for the Living City. She splits her time between New York and New Orleans.
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