By Richard Plunz,Kenneth T. Jackson
A usual within the box given that its book in 1992, A heritage of Housing in ny City strains New York's housing improvement from 1850 to the current in textual content and profuse illustrations. Richard Plunz explores the housing of all periods, with comparative dialogue of the improvement of varieties starting from the single-family condo to the high-rise residence tower. His research is positioned in the context of the wider political and cultural improvement of latest York urban. This revised variation extends the scope of the publication into the city’s fresh background, including 3 many years to the examine, overlaying the new housing bubble obstacle, the rebound and gentrification of the 5 boroughs, and the ecological concerns dealing with the following iteration of latest Yorkers. greater than three hundred illustrations are built-in in the course of the textual content, depicting housing plans, local adjustments, and town structure during the last one hundred thirty years. This re-creation additionally contains a foreword by means of the celebrated city historian Kenneth T. Jackson.
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