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The Tenement Handbook

John Gilbert

The Tenement Handbook

An Illustrated Architectural Guide

by John Gilbert

  • 105 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Hyperion Books .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12080804M
ISBN 10187319014X
ISBN 109781873190142

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About the Tenement Handbook. UPDATE: Under One Roof updates tenement management and maintenance covered in the print Tenement Handbook and for modern flats. The Tenement Handbook is an essential guide to all those who live in traditional Scottish tenements, as well as owners and tenants who live in jointly owned property whether old or new, purpose built or conversion.

The Tenement - Free download Ebook, Handbook, Textbook, User Guide PDF files on the internet quickly and easily. The Tenement Handbook: A Practical Guide to Living in a Tenement by John Gilbert (Author), Ann Flint (Author) out of 5 stars 11 ratings/5(11).

The Tenement Handbook is an essential guide to all those who live in traditional Scottish tenements, as well as owners and tenants who live in jointly owned.

Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of California and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user :   This book about tenement life will certainly be an eye-opener to many young people who are used to their own space where they can live and dream.

Although there have been several books about tenement life, including the recent 97 Orchard Street [BKL F 15 ], in this one, the writing is particularly clear and sharp. Calling upon and quoting the writing of reformer Jacob Riis (and featuring /5(3). The tenement has its being, its almost independent being, in a small Scottish town.

Built of grey granite, more than a century ago, it stands four-square in space and time, the one fixed point in the febrile lives of the transient human beings whom it shelters.

The tenement /5(6). Full text of "The tenants' manual; a handbook of information for dwellers in tenement and apartment houses and for settlement and other workers" See other formats This is a digital copy of a book that was preserved for generations on library shelves before it was carefully scanned by Google as part of a project to make the world's books discoverable online.

The Tenement Handbook: A Practical Guide to Living in a Tenement by John Gilbert; Ann Flint at - ISBN X - ISBN - Rutland Press - - Softcover/5(2). The Tenement Handboook costs £10 plus postage and packing.

You can buy it in two ways. The easiest way to buy the book is from Amazon's website. We'll despatch it to you within three days of you placing an order. Just follw this link. Buy the Tenement Handbook. Bookshops. We currently have limited distribution of the handboook.

In Edinburgh. Annie Flint and John Gilbert, along with Duich McKay and others, have been preparing articles and illustrations for Under One Roof, a website dedicated to providing help to owners who live in shared properties. It’s a development of The Tenement Handbook that we wrote nearly 25 years ago.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Tenement Handbook: A Practical Guide to Living in a Tenement at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5(9). Thus begins Tenement Tales of New York, an out-of-print book, published inand whom we have to thank Ephemeral New York for bringing it to our attention.

I enjoyed reading this book of tales; it brought old New York to my touch and grasp.5/5(1). The Tenement Handbook: An Illustrated Architectural Guide has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace Same Low Prices, Bigger Selection, More Fun Shop the All-New.

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Hurricanes. As co-author of The Tenement Handbook: A Practical Guide, Glasgow-based housing consultant Annie Flint would rather not be proscriptive about Scottish close life, whether in its past or present form.

Tenements have a long history in Scotland. The tenement or “land” was known in medieval times, especially in Edinburgh. As usual, the law came later. The “law of the tenement” - in the sense of a special and self-contained set of rules governing the ownership and maintenance of tenement buildings - dates only from the seventeenth.

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New York pioneered tenement housing laws that provided minimum standards for new buildings. Along with model tenements, settlement houses, public health programs, and even slum clearance, these reforms slowly — very slowly Brand: Urban Land Institute. The Routledge Handbook on Informal Urbanization investigates the mutual relationship between the struggle for political inclusion and processes of informal urbanization in different socio-political and cultural settings.

It seeks a middle ground between two opposing perspectives on the political meaning of urban informality. The World Eats Here Ap at pm – pm Tenement Museum, Orchard St, New York, NYUSA Presentation and book signing Download Hi-Res Cover Request a Review Copy ISBN: Appears in 15 books from Page 14 - It aims, in a measure, to lead whatever of social life its neighborhood may afford, to focus and give form to that life, to bring to bear upon it the results of cultivation and training; but it receives in exchange for the music of isolated voices the volume and strength of the chorus.

The Tenement House Law of the State of New York: With All Amendments to January 1, ; Chapter XIXa of the Greater New York Charter with All Amendments to January 1, in Relation to the Tenement House Department of the City of New York ; The Zoning Resolution Adopted Jwith All Amendments to September 1, ; Article 12 of the Labor Law and Other Laws Relating to.

GENESIS OF THE TENEMENT There were three hundred underground lodging-houses in the city when the Health Department was organized. Some fifty years before the old Baptist Church in Mulberry Street had been sold, and the tenements that with their swarming population became the.

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His energy and enthusiasm are contagious, and his insights of lasting value. Illustrated throughout, with photographs and also with drawings by the author, this is a book for homeowners, home makers, interior designers, cooks, armchair historians, and for anyone who–like John Ota before them–is looking for inspiration for a renovation.

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A Book of the Year for all kinds of publications -- an Oprah Book Club selection, and a Book of the Month selection. In Manhattan, two families' lives become intertwined. Family one is that of immigrants from Cameroon: a dishwasher, his wife, and their young son.

John is co-author of The Tenement Handbook – the definitive guide to the management and repair of Scottish tenements. Following on from the handbook, John and co-author Annie Flint have created a website Under One Roof to provide advice on managing co-owned properties.

This book is a practical handbook on tenement reform in America. Written and researched by the New York City Tenement Department Commissioner, the handbook provides recommendations for improving conditions in tenement housing, as well as practices to avoid.

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Moving from the Coney Island seashore to the tenement-studded streets of the Lower East Side, a spectacular human circus to a brutal, terrifying asylum, Church of Marvels takes readers back to turn-of-the-century New York - a city of hardship and dreams, love and loneliness, hope and danger.

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These are common in the medieval Old Town, Edinburgh, tenements were developed with each apartment treated as a separate house, built on top of each other (such as Gladstone's Land).Over hundreds of years, custom grew to become.