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Columbia University Digital Knowledge Ventures The Architecture and Development of New York City with Andrew S. Dolkart
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Residential architecture is something that constantly evolves in New York despite the fears that New York would become a city of the rich and the poor, or that everybody that could would move to the suburbs. None of these things have occurred.

Single-family homes, apartment houses, are constantly being rediscovered and reevaluated. New buildings, mostly new apartment houses, are being built, but row houses have now been rediscovered over the past few decades, and hundreds and hundreds of old row houses have been restored and are looking almost as good now probably as they did when they were built, in some cases probably better than when they were built.

And so every year something new occurs. And there are debates as to what is the appropriate form for residential architecture in New York. So this remains really one of the most exciting parts of New York's architectural world.


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