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.




Also of interest

Peasant Maids, City Women
From the European Countryside to Urban America
Christiane Harzig, Marianne Knothe, Margareta Matovic, Deidre Mageean, Monika Blaschke

Subjects

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

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