Alone Together

Alone Together

A History of New York's Early Apartments
Elizabeth Collins Cromley
Winner of the Abbott Lowell Cummings Award (Vernacular Architecture Forum)

Twentieth-century New York is now famous as the city of "cliff dwellers," but in the second half of the nineteenth century, middle-class apartments in Manhattan were a new—and somewhat suspect—architectural form. Alone Together presents a history of the "invention" of New York apartment houses.




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Subjects

Interdisciplinary Studies : American Studies
History : History / U.S. and Canada
Social Science : Urban Studies
New York State and City

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