New York, New York by Elizabeth Hawes
How the Apartment House Transformed the Life of the City (1869-1930)

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Recounts New York City's transformation from a provincial, Victorian town to a bustling city, focusing on the architectural emergence of the apartment building after the Civil War and its influence.

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Published February 22, 2013 by Knopf. 235 pages
Genres: History, Arts & Photography, Professional & Technical, Crafts, Hobbies & Home. Non-fiction

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"Sometime in the 1880s, after Emerson died, the intellectual center of the country had quietly shifted from Boston to New York," writes Elizabeth Hawes in "New York, New York."

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