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Author Vergara, Camilo J., author, photographer
Title Harlem : the unmaking of a ghetto / Camilo José Vergara ; foreword by Timothy J. Gilfoyle
Imprint Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2013
book jacket
 HS Lib. Oversize Materials  F128.68.H3 V47 2013    AVAILABLE    30610020430609
Descript ix, 364 pages : color illustrations ; 24 x 29 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Historical studies of urban America
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-364)
Introduction -- Street photography of Harlem, early 1970s -- Since 1977, exploring Harlem through time-lapse photography -- The urban fabric -- Many Harlems, one cultural capital of black America -- Lost Harlem -- Globalization takes over: from sugar club to global church -- Ruins and semi-ruins -- Landmark Harlem and Harlem landmarks -- Memorialization -- "Simply magnificent": the new apartment buildings of Harlem -- The projects: unlikely bastions preserving traditions -- The subway -- Defenses -- Culture -- Harlem walls: graffiti, memorials, murals, and advertisements -- Religion -- Parades, celebrations, and commemorations -- "We put our own spin on style": Harlem fashions -- The African presence in Harlem -- Tourists in search of Harlem's heyday -- A defiant attitude -- Lexington Avenue at East 125th street: a happening intersection -- Free food -- What mean these stones? -- Afterword -- In Harlem wandering from street to street
Subject Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Pictorial works
Urban renewal -- New York (State) -- New York -- Pictorial works
Street photography -- New York (State) -- New York
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Buildings, structures, etc
Urban renewal -- New York (State) -- New York
Alt Author Gilfoyle, Timothy J., writer of added commentary
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