Boardwalk of Dreams

Atlantic City and the Fate of Urban America
Author(s): 
Simon, Bryant
ISBN: 
0195308093
Date published: 
May 2006
Paperback
Price: 
£12.99

Boardwalk of Dreams traces the transformations of public space in Atlantic City during the 20th century, grappling with themes of tourism, racial identity, class mobility, urban 'renewal', and the various roles of middle-class vacationers, residents, and business figures in shaping this particular landscape.