The Invention of Brownstone Brooklyn

Gentrification and the Search for Authenticity in Postwar New York
Author(s): 
Osman, Suleiman
ISBN: 
9780195387315
Date published: 
April 2011
Hardback
Price: 
£18.99

The Invention of Brownstone Brooklyn offers an original and captivating history of gentrification, challenging the conventional wisdom that New York City began a comeback in the 1990s and locating the roots of Brooklyn's revival in the social upheavals of the 1960 and 1970s.