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Soho: The Rise and Fall of an Artists' Colony

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Soho: The Rise and Fall documents how a little-known industrial neighborhood in New York became, through one of the accidents of history, a nexus of creative activity for a brief but intensive period. Such an ideal situation--entirely unplanned--could not last forever; the author shows how market forces squeezed out this art utopia, to be replaced by a shadow of its former ...more
Hardcover, 250 pages
Published May 9th 2003 by Routledge
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Gina
Aug 10, 2012 Gina rated it it was ok
I've got to say that this is a really thorough history of Soho, but it was a total slog. The author is a total insider but his writing is hard to take - rather dull. Should be more interesting for the subject.
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Dec 19, 2007 Noah rated it liked it
This was the first book on NYC history that I read. At the time, I lived on the UES but was working in soho from 2002-2004 when there was a real evolution of the neighborhood.
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