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Tenement landscapes

Paul David Mena

Tenement landscapes

by Paul David Mena

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Published by A Small Garlic Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (State),
  • New York
    • Subjects:
    • City and town life -- New York (State) -- New York -- Poetry.,
    • Haiku, American.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPaul David Mena.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3563.E456 T46 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination13 p. ;
      Number of Pages13
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL608059M
      ISBN 101888431024
      LC Control Number96203625
      OCLC/WorldCa35771166

      Peppe the Lamplighter illustrated by Ted Lewin Text by Elisa Bartone (Lothrop) Lewin vividly captures the bustling market scenes, bleak tenement rooms, and the lamplit streets of turn-of-the-century New York's Little Italy. Dramatic watercolors portray young Peppe's struggle to help support his immigrant family and to win his father's respect. Researcher’s New Book Reveals Environmental History of New York. The Empire State has led the nation in preserving landscapes, replenishing forests and cracking down on tenement housing, yet it also leads the nation in its struggles with other environmental threats.

      - Explore oconnor's board "Glasgow tenement" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Glasgow, Glasgow scotland and Old photos pins. This book reexamines urban America's tenement buildings of this period, centering on the immigrant neighborhoods of New York and Boston. Zachary J. Violette focuses on what he calls the "decorated tenement," a wave of new buildings constructed by immigrant builders and architects who remade the slum landscapes of the Lower East Side of.

      The Tenement Saga: The Lower East Side and Early Jewish American Writers Sanford Sternlicht Nearly two million Jewish men, women, and children emigrated from Eastern Europe between and and settled in, or passed through, the Lower East Side of New York City. Dolkart presents for us a precise and informative biography of a typical tenement house in New York City that became, in , the site for the Lower East Side Tenement Museum This book is a lasting tribute to the legacy of immigrants and their children, who were part of the transformation of New York City and the fabric of everyday American urban life.".


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Tenement landscapes by Paul David Mena Download PDF EPUB FB2

This is a collection of haiku written by an American poet, Paul David Mena, with the Japanese translation; a bilingual book. "tenement landscapes" is Paul's first book in which he cut out and described the landscapes of New York and people's daily life seen through tenement houses, lightly 5/5(2).

Zachary J. Violette focuses on what he calls the “decorated tenement,” a wave of new buildings constructed by immigrant builders and architects who remade the slum landscapes of the Lower East Side of Manhattan and the North and West Ends of Boston in the late nineteenth century.

The Decorated Tenement: How Immigrant Builders and Architects Transformed the Slum in the Gilded Age - Kindle edition by Violette, Zachary J. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Decorated Tenement: How Immigrant Builders and Architects Transformed the Slum in the Gilded Age.5/5(1).

Zachary J. Violette focuses on what he calls the “decorated tenement,” a wave of new buildings constructed by immigrant builders and architects who remade the slum landscapes of the Lower East Side of Manhattan and the North and West Ends of Boston in the late nineteenth : University of Minnesota Press.

Zachary J. Violette. Zachary Violette is an architectural and social historian and the author of The Decorated Tenement: How Immigrant Builders and Architects Transformed the Slum in the Gilded Age. He has taught at Parsons School of Design/The New School and.

As the multifamily building type that often symbolized urban squalor, tenements are familiar but poorly understood, frequently recognized only in terms of the housing reform movement embraced by the American-born elite in the late nineteenth century.

This book reexamines urban America's tenement buildings of this period, centering on the immigrant neighborhoods of New York and Boston. Zachary Violette will discuss his new book,  The Decorated Tenement: How Immigrant Builders and Architects Transformed the Slum in the Gilded Age. The book explores the little-known but enormous impact that new arrivals from Central, Eastern and Southern Europe had on.

The Decorated Tenement: How Immigrant Builders and Architects Transformed the Slum in the Gilded AgeReviewed by Paul Ranogajec Violette’s important book opens a new chapter on urban housing in architectural history and helps the reader understand a whole set of buildings—indeed, whole swathes of the cityscapes of both New York and Boston—that are prominently visible but often.

During this period, tenement landlords were responsible for designing and shaping America's urban landscapes, building housing for the city's ever-growing industrial workforce.

Fueled by the illusion of easy money, entrepreneurs managed their buildings in ways that punished compassion and rewarded neglect—and created some of the most haunting.

Tenement Landscapes is his first book. Paul lives in Greater Boston, where, in addition to working as a programmer and playing as a poet, he busies himself gathering material for an unauthorized autobiography to be written posthumously.

He can be reached by email, and has a homepage called Haiku in Low Places. The Decorated Tenement: How Immigrant Builders and Architects Transformed the Slum in the Gilded Age. In this Book. Additional Information “decorated tenement,” a wave of new buildings constructed by immigrant builders and architects who remade the slum landscapes of the Lower East Side of Manhattan and the North and West Ends of Boston.

In Biography of a Tenement House, Andrew Dolkart provides an overview of the architectural and social history of 97 Orchard Street, now the Lower East Side Tenement Museum in New York ucted in and re-opened as a storefront museum inthe tenement interprets the legacy of immigrants who transformed the urban landscape of New York and the United States.

Durgaing this period, tenement landlords were responsible for designing and shaping America's urban landscapes, building housing for the city's ever-growing industrial workforce.

Fueled by the illusion of easy money, entrepreneurs managed their buildings in ways that punished compassion and rewarded neglect—and created some of the most Price: $ In Tenement Flats, Millard Sheets showed the urban poor of his native California, structuring the painting to suggest that working Americans provided the foundation for the lives enjoyed by the large houses looming on the hills above the tenements are reminders of the gulf between the classes during the s.

Sheets's sympathies are clear. Zachary Violette Book Talk on “The Decorated Tenement: How Immigrant Builders and Architects Transformed the Slum in the Gilded Age” of the diversity of cultural and economic positions of those responsible for shaping American architecture and urban landscapes.

1 day ago  Also, the landscape for black books leaned toward ‘urban’ fiction—a sort of East Coast, dirty-snow, high-rise tenement sensibility that my stories didn’t have.

You either had to write slavery narratives or drug-dealing-prostitute-rat-a-tat stories—anything in between wasn’t ‘black’ enough. This whimsical little book, reminiscent of treasured classics such as “Winnie-the-Pooh” and “The Little Prince,” is full of wonderful things. The conversations between four creatures about.

Zachary Violette will discuss his new book, T he Decorated Tenement: How Immigrant Builders and Architects Transformed the Slum in the Gilded Age. The book explores the little-known but enormous impact that new arrivals from Central, Eastern and Southern Europe had on.

In the first comprehensive investigation of the role of landlords in shaping the urban landscapes of today, Jared Day explores the unique case of New York City from the close of the nineteenth century through the World War II era.

During this period, tenement landlords were responsible for designing and shaping America's urban landscapes, building housing for the city's ever-growing industrial.

Ornament and Identity in the Immigrant-Built Tenements of Boston and New York, by Zachary J. Violette To read period observers, the tenement landscape of major American cities at the turn of the twentieth century was one of unbroken want, poverty, dirt, despair and decay.

The photographs of these tenement houses are seen in Jacob Riis’s book, How the Other Half Lives, discussed in the feature above. Citing a study by the New York State Assembly at this time, Riis found New York to be the most densely populated city in the world, with as many as eight hundred residents per square acre in the Lower East Side.haikuworld books is a place to discover the best small haiku press, share haiku book reviews, and find great haiku books on -- books on teaching haiku and writing haiku as well.

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