Download The Lofts of SoHo, Gentrification, Art, and Industry in New York, 1950–1980 Free Book

Download The Lofts of SoHo, Gentrification, Art, and Industry in New York, 1950–1980 Free Book

Download The Lofts of SoHo, Gentrification, Art, and Industry in New York, 1950–1980 Free American cities changed forever when, beginning in the 1950s, artists, developers, and others looked upon a decaying industrial zone in Lower Manhattan and saw opportunity: cheap rents, lax regulation, and wide open spaces. The area that became SoHo was the forerunner of gentrified districts in cities nationwide and introduced the idea that art might drive…


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Book Author: Aaron Shkuda
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publisher Date: 2016-04-18
print Type: BOOK
language: en