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Naked City: The Death and Life of Authentic Urban Places

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As cities have gentrified, educated urbanites have come to prize what they regard as "authentic" urban life: aging buildings, art galleries, small boutiques, upscale food markets, neighborhood old-timers, funky ethnic restaurants, and old, family-owned shops. These signify a place's authenticity, in contrast to the bland standardization of the suburbs and exurbs. But as Sharon Zukin shows in Naked City , the rapid and pervasive demand for authenticity--evident in escalating real estate prices, expensive stores, and ...

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Naked City: The Death and Life of Authentic Urban Places 2011, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780199794461

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Naked City: The Death and Life of Authentic Urban Places 2009, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195382853

Hardcover