Alone together: a history of New York's early apartments

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Cornell University Press, 1990 - Architecture - 252 pages
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Twentieth-century New York is now famous as the city of "cliff dwellers," but in the second half of the nineteenth century, middle-class apartments in Manhattan were a new-and somewhat suspect-architectural form. Alone Together presents a history of the "invention" of New York apartment houses.

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This is a very studious, very detailed work focusing in great part on the development and construction of EARLY NYC apartments; very possibly an extended doctoral thesis. Much of the book is centered ... Read full review

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User Review  - braden - Goodreads

Smart, thorough preasentation of the evidence. But if you want to people the landscape, you are going to have to do that yourself. Read full review

Contents

Making Do
11
Good and Bad Dwellings
32
The First Generation of New York Apartments
62
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About the author (1990)

Cromley is Chair of the Deparment of Art and Architecture at Northeastern University.

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