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A History of Housing in New York City

Richard Plunz - Architecture - 2016 - 496 pages
Since its emergence in the mid-nineteenth century as the nation's "metropolis," New York has faced the most challenging housing problems of any American city, but it has also ...
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The Urban Lifeworld: Formation, Perception, Representation

Peter Madsen, Richard Plunz - Architecture - 2002 - 390 pages
Urban conditions are crucial to our experience of modernity, and, as reflected by art, literature and popular culture, have influenced contemporary ideas of what urban life is ...
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Urban Climate Change Crossroads

Richard Plunz, Maria Paola Sutto - Social Science - 2010 - 172 pages
Based on a major international forum held in Rome in 2008, this volume brings together leading climate change experts from an array of fields to engage holistically with the ...
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Affordable Housing in New York: The People, Places, and Policies That ...

Nicholas Dagen Bloom, Matthew Gordon Lasner - Architecture - 2015 - 336 pages
How has America’s most expensive and progressive city helped its residents to live? Since the nineteenth century, the need for high-quality affordable housing has been one of ...
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Building the Dream: A Social History of Housing in America

Gwendolyn Wright - Architecture - 1983 - 329 pages
Examines the rich diversity of American architecture--from the frame houses of New England to condominiums in the Sunbelt--as they reflect the political, social, and economic ...
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