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The Decorated Tenement: How Immigrant Builders and Architects Transformed the Slum in the Gilded Age

Zachary J. Violette
Format
Book
Published
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2019]
Language
English
ISBN
9781517904128, 1517904129, 9781517904135, 1517904137
Contents
  • Introduction : situating the decorated tenement
  • Dens, rookeries, and hovels : the slum landscape and stereotype
  • The better sort of tenement : competing notions of improvement and living standards
  • Fantastic shapes and unfamiliar profiles : why the tenement facade matters
  • Skin builders and plan mills : the tenement business as immigrant enterprise
  • Destroying the rookeries : how the tenement was designed and built
  • A new style of poverty : understanding working-class taste and material culture
  • A heartless irony : cultural conflict and the tenement reform movement
  • Epilogue : the afterlife of the decorated tenement.
Description
279 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Notes
  • Revision of the author's thesis (doctoral--Boston University, 2014) under the title: The decorated tenement : working-class housing in Boston and New York, 1860-1910.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Technical Details
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