The Resource Living downtown : the history of residential hotels in the United States, Paul Groth

Living downtown : the history of residential hotels in the United States, Paul Groth

Label
Living downtown : the history of residential hotels in the United States
Title
Living downtown
Title remainder
the history of residential hotels in the United States
Statement of responsibility
Paul Groth
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Groth, Paul Erling
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HD7288.U4
LC item number
G76 1994
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Single-room occupancy hotels
  • Hotels
  • Architecture and society
  • City and town life
  • Housing
  • Single people
  • Maisons de chambres
  • Architecture et société
  • Vie urbaine
  • Logement
  • Personnes seules
  • Architecture and society
  • City and town life
  • Hotels
  • Housing
  • Single people
  • Single-room occupancy hotels
  • Hotels
  • Pensions
  • Sociologia urbana
  • Habitacao
  • Arquitetura moderna (estados unidos)
  • Hoteis (arquitetura)
  • Aparthotel
  • Geschichte
  • United States
  • USA
Label
Living downtown : the history of residential hotels in the United States, Paul Groth
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. Conflicting Ideas About Hotel Life. Hotel Homes and Cosmopolitan Diversity. Barriers to Understanding Hotel Living. San Francisco's Hotels as Exemplars -- 2. Palace Hotels and Social Opulence. Personal Ease and Instant Social Position. Incubators for a Mobile High Society. Conversion Experiences for the New City -- 3. Midpriced Mansions for Middle Incomes. Convenience for Movable Lives. Mansions for Rent. Alternative Quarters. Room for Exceptions -- 4. Rooming Houses and the Margins of Respectability. Plain Rooms. Economic Limbo. Rooming House Districts: Diversity and Mixture. Downtown Alternatives to Rooming Houses. Scattered Homes versus Material Correctness -- 5. Outsiders and Cheap Lodging Houses. Essential Outcasts. No-Family Houses. Zones for Single Laborers: Skid Row and Chinatown. Fronts for Embarrassing Economic Realities -- 6. Building a Civilization Without Homes. Owners and Managers. Specialization for Single Use. Public Impressions and Residential Opposition
  • 7. Hotel Homes as a Public Nuisance. Hotel Critics and Reform Ranks. Concerns for the Family. Hazards for the Individual. Threats to Urban Citizenship. Hotel Homes as a Public Nuisance -- 8. From Scattered Opinion to Centralized Policy. Forging Frameworks for Housing Change. Early Arenas of Hotel Control. Doctrinaire Idealism and Deliberate Ignorance. Buildings as Targets and Surrogates -- 9. Prohibition Versus Pluralism. Losing Ground: Changing Contexts, 1930-1970. Official Prohibitions of Hotel Life, 1930-1970. Since 1970: Conflicts Surrounding Hotel Life. The Prospect of Pluralism in Housing. History Urban Experts and Pluralism -- Appendix: Hotel and Employment Statistics
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
xxii, 401 pages
Isbn
9780520068766
Lccn
93039896
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)29218918
  • (OCoLC)ocm29218918
Label
Living downtown : the history of residential hotels in the United States, Paul Groth
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. Conflicting Ideas About Hotel Life. Hotel Homes and Cosmopolitan Diversity. Barriers to Understanding Hotel Living. San Francisco's Hotels as Exemplars -- 2. Palace Hotels and Social Opulence. Personal Ease and Instant Social Position. Incubators for a Mobile High Society. Conversion Experiences for the New City -- 3. Midpriced Mansions for Middle Incomes. Convenience for Movable Lives. Mansions for Rent. Alternative Quarters. Room for Exceptions -- 4. Rooming Houses and the Margins of Respectability. Plain Rooms. Economic Limbo. Rooming House Districts: Diversity and Mixture. Downtown Alternatives to Rooming Houses. Scattered Homes versus Material Correctness -- 5. Outsiders and Cheap Lodging Houses. Essential Outcasts. No-Family Houses. Zones for Single Laborers: Skid Row and Chinatown. Fronts for Embarrassing Economic Realities -- 6. Building a Civilization Without Homes. Owners and Managers. Specialization for Single Use. Public Impressions and Residential Opposition
  • 7. Hotel Homes as a Public Nuisance. Hotel Critics and Reform Ranks. Concerns for the Family. Hazards for the Individual. Threats to Urban Citizenship. Hotel Homes as a Public Nuisance -- 8. From Scattered Opinion to Centralized Policy. Forging Frameworks for Housing Change. Early Arenas of Hotel Control. Doctrinaire Idealism and Deliberate Ignorance. Buildings as Targets and Surrogates -- 9. Prohibition Versus Pluralism. Losing Ground: Changing Contexts, 1930-1970. Official Prohibitions of Hotel Life, 1930-1970. Since 1970: Conflicts Surrounding Hotel Life. The Prospect of Pluralism in Housing. History Urban Experts and Pluralism -- Appendix: Hotel and Employment Statistics
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
xxii, 401 pages
Isbn
9780520068766
Lccn
93039896
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)29218918
  • (OCoLC)ocm29218918

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