By Richard Plunz,Kenneth T. Jackson
A normal within the box for the reason that its book in 1992, A historical past of Housing in big apple City lines New York's housing improvement from 1850 to the current in textual content and profuse illustrations. Richard Plunz explores the housing of all sessions, with comparative dialogue of the advance of varieties starting from the single-family residence to the high-rise residence tower. His research is put in the context of the wider political and cultural improvement of latest York urban. This revised version extends the scope of the booklet into the city’s fresh background, including 3 a long time to the learn, overlaying the hot housing bubble predicament, the rebound and gentrification of the 5 boroughs, and the ecological concerns dealing with the subsequent iteration of latest Yorkers. greater than three hundred illustrations are built-in during the textual content, depicting housing plans, local adjustments, and town structure over the last a hundred thirty years. This re-creation additionally includes a foreword by way of the celebrated city historian Kenneth T. Jackson.
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A History of Housing in New York City (Columbia History of Urban Life) by Richard Plunz,Kenneth T. Jackson