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What sort of retail now occupies the former home of urban planning pioneer Jane Jacobs? So glad you asked! It's a Glassybaby, a store that sells nothing but $45 cups. Jacobs lived at 555 Hudson Street when she wrote her opus The Death and Life of Great American Cities, which argues that the best neighborhoods have a mix of housing and retail. So would she approve of the cup store? City Room votes yes. [Untapped New York; City Room]