Examines New York City as a paradigmatic example of the tensions between privatization and public uses of space in the contemporary U.S.The Imperial City and its suburban spaces are not unlike Versailles, which was insulated from Paris less by walls than by distance, and was filled with beautiful gardens. ... not refer to that critique of the arrival of large, nationwide retail stores in Manhattan (Hammett and Hammett 2007). ... to homogenously upper- or lower- income projects like Battery Park City or the occasional affordable housing project), anbsp;...
|Title||:||Beach Beneath the Streets, The|
|Author||:||Benjamin Shepard, Gregory Smithsimon|
|Publisher||:||SUNY Press - 2011-06-03|