Edward Glaeser is the Fred and Eleanor Glimp Professor of Economics at Harvard University.
Jane Jacobs saw cities as places for people
Still dreaming up ways to safely enjoy this year’s summer vacation? “Safe” may be a relative term here—but if you’re feeling brave, you could take up skydiving, as Robert Zaretsky once did. “As I fell,” he wrote in our Summer 2011 issue, “I blurted out—like so many others have, I later learned—‘Mommy!’”