Manhattan for Rent, 1785-1850 / Edition 1

Manhattan for Rent, 1785-1850 / Edition 1

by Elizabeth Blackmar
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0801499739

ISBN-13: 9780801499739

Pub. Date: 11/28/1991

Publisher: Cornell University Press

In this interesting and wide-ranging book, Elizabeth Blackmar investigates the development of New York City's housing market from colonial times to 1850. She discusses public officials, landowners, builders, renters and tenants, and the interplay among and between these groups as the value of land in the city skyrocketed in the early nineteenth century and made

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In this interesting and wide-ranging book, Elizabeth Blackmar investigates the development of New York City's housing market from colonial times to 1850. She discusses public officials, landowners, builders, renters and tenants, and the interplay among and between these groups as the value of land in the city skyrocketed in the early nineteenth century and made renting the only possibility for most New Yorkers.—American Studies International

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801499739
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
11/28/1991
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

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