By Richard Plunz,Kenneth T. Jackson
A commonplace within the box in view that its e-book in 1992, A heritage of Housing in long island 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 advance of varieties starting from the single-family condominium to the high-rise condo tower. His research is put in the context of the wider political and cultural improvement of recent York urban. This revised variation extends the scope of the ebook into the city’s fresh background, including 3 many years to the research, protecting the hot housing bubble quandary, the rebound and gentrification of the 5 boroughs, and the ecological concerns dealing with the following new release 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 new version additionally contains a foreword by means of the prestigious 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