Hollow City: The Siege of San Francisco and the Crisis of American Urbanism
Writer-historian Rebecca Solnit and photographer Susan Schwartzenberg survey San Francisco's transformation — skyrocketing rents that are driving out artists, activists, nonprofit organizations and the poor; the homogenization of the city's architecture, industries and population; the decay of its public life; and the erasure of its sites of civic memory.
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Hollow city: the siege of San Francisco and the crisis of American urbanismUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Solnit (Wanderlust, Secret Exhibition) here evaluates the current gentrification of San Francisco as an example of a crisis in American cities in general. "The fin above the water. Below is the rest ... Read full review
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