Loft living : culture and capital in urban change (Book, 1989) [WorldCat.org]
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Loft living : culture and capital in urban change

Author: Sharon Zukin
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book exposes the meeting of art and real estate markets, the happy meeting between artists' demand for housing and city officials and homeowners who wanted to 'upgrade' their neighborhoods by private market means - -and how those artists were used and abandoned by real estate developers and investors who were banking on rising property values.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sharon Zukin
ISBN: 0813513898 9780813513898
OCLC Number: 18191048
Notes: Originally published: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©1982.
Description: xv, 232 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Foreword / David Harvey --
Living Lofts as Terrain and Market --
Investment and Politics --
The Creation of a "Loft Lifestyle" --
Art in the Arms of Power --
From Arts Production to Housing Market --
Demand and Development in the Loft Market --
Speculation and the State --
Capital Shifts and the Cultural Avant-Garde in Urban America.
Responsibility: Sharon Zukin.
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This book exposes the meeting of art and real estate markets, the happy meeting between artists' demand for housing and city officials and homeowners who wanted to 'upgrade' their neighborhoods by private market means - -and how those artists were used and abandoned by real estate developers and investors who were banking on rising property values.

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