The lofts of SoHo : gentrification, art, and industry in New York, 1950-1980 /

American cities entered a new phase when, beginning in the 1950s, artists and developers looked upon a decaying industrial zone in Lower Manhattan and saw, not blight, but opportunity: cheap rents, lax regulation and wide open spaces. Thus, SoHo was born. From 1960 to 1980, residents transformed the...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Main Author: Shkuda, Aaron (Author)
Format: eBook
Published:Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, [2016]
Series:Historical studies of urban America.