Hell's Kitchen and the battle for urban space : class struggle and progressive reform in New York City 1894-1914 / Joseph J. Varga.
By: Varga, Joseph J.Material type: TextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: New York : Monthly Review Press, 2013Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781583673515; 1583673512.Subject(s): City planning -- Social aspects -- New York (State) -- New York | City planning -- Political aspects -- New York (State) -- New York | Social structure -- New York (State) -- New York -- History | Social classes -- New York (State) -- New York -- History | Progressivism (United States politics) -- HistoryAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Hell's Kitchen and the battle for urban space.DDC classification: 974.7/041 LOC classification: F128.68.H45 | V37 2013Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Hell's Kitchen is among Manhattan's most storied and studied neighborhoods. A working-class district situated next to the West Side's middle- and upper-class residential districts, it has long attracted the focus of artists and urban planners, writers and reformers. Now, Joseph Varga takes us on a tour of Hell's Kitchen with an eye toward what we usually take for granted: space, and, particularly, how urban spaces are produced, controlled, and contested by different class and political forces. Varga examines events and locations in a crucial period in the formation of the Hell's Kitchen neighb.
Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: A Death in the Kitchen; CHAPTER 1: SPACE AS HISTORY; Hell's Kitchen; Uneven Geographic Development; The Production of Space; Implications; CHAPTER 2: RESTRUCTURING PROGRESSIVES; Progressive Vision and Visibility; Visibility and Occlusion; Representational Space and Performance; CHAPTER 3: WHEN HELL FROZE OVER; Policing the Boundaries; CHAPTER 4: HOUSING AND VISIBLE SPACES; Imagined Spatial Communities; Kitchen Space; CHAPTER 5: SPATIAL ECONOMIES; Working in the City; The Laboring Body; CHAPTER 6: HELL, DEATH, AND URBAN POLITICS.
The Restructured Spatial ContainerSelf-Perception and Citizenship; Conclusion: The Spatial Production of Desire; The Future of Cities; Bibliography; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; O; P; R; S; T; V; W; Y; Z.