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    • The Invention of Brownstone Brooklyn

    • Gentrification and the Search for Authenticity in Postwar New York
    • By: Suleiman Osman
    • Narrated by: Marc Cashman
    • Length: 13 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    The gentrification of Brooklyn has been one of the most striking developments in recent urban history. Considered one of the city's most notorious industrial slums in the 1940s and 1950s, Brownstone Brooklyn by the 1980s had become a post-industrial landscape of hip bars, yoga studios, and beautifully renovated, wildly expensive townhouses. In The Invention of Brownstone Brooklyn, Suleiman Osman offers a groundbreaking history of this unexpected transformation.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Informative and Thorough

    • By Holly Savage on 04-02-15

    Regular price: $24.95