Overview:Habitats: Private Lives in the Big City - Theremay be eight million stories in the Naked City, but there are alsonearly three million dwelling places, ranging from Park Avenue palacesto Dickensian garrets and encompassing much in between. The doorways tothese residences are tantalizing portals opening onto largely invisiblelives.Habitats offers 40 vivid and intimate stories about howNew Yorkers really live in their brownstones, their apartments, theirmansions, their lofts, and as a whole presents a rich, multi-texturedportrait of what it means to make a home in the world's most varied andpowerful city.These essays, expanded versions ofa selection of the Habitats column published in the Real Estate sectionof The New York Times, take readers to both familiar and remotesections of the city-to history-rich townhouses, to low-income housingprojects, to out-of-the-way places far from the beaten track, to everycorner of the five boroughs-and introduce them to a wide variety offamilies and individuals who call New York home. These pieces reveal agreat deal about the city's past and its rich store of historicdwellings. Along with exploring the deep and even mystical connectionspeople feel to the place where they live, these pieces, taken as awhole, offer a mosaic of domestic life in one of the world's mostfascinating cities and a vivid portrait of the true meaning of home inthe 21st-century metropolis.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603776979-9780814771549. It was written by the following authors: Constance Rosenblum. Book Habitats: Private Lives in the Big City, which can be read online, published by the company: New York University Press. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Language, Reference, Education, Politics, Society. The book was published on 2013-03-25 00:00:00. It has 256 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 363 g. File for download Habitats: Private Lives in the Big City has PDF format and is called habitats-private-lives-in-the-big-city.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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