Living Downtown

 expand sectionIllustration Credits

 expand sectionChapter One—  Conflicting Ideas about Hotel Life
 expand sectionChapter Two—  Palace Hotels and Social Opulence
 expand sectionChapter Three—  Midpriced Mansions for Middle Incomes
 collapse sectionChapter Four—  Rooming Houses and the Margins of Respectability
 expand sectionPlain Rooms
 Economic Limbo
 collapse sectionRooming House Districts:  Diversity and Mixture
 The Mixtures of Rooming House Streets
 Simple Food
 Beyond the Edge of Propriety
 expand sectionDowntown Alternatives to Rooming Houses
 Scattered Homes versus Material Correctness
 expand sectionChapter Five—  Outsiders and Cheap Lodging Houses
 expand sectionChapter Six—  Building a Civilization without Homes
 expand sectionChapter Seven—  Hotel Homes as a Public Nuisance
 expand sectionChapter Eight—  From Scattered Opinion to Centralized Policy
 expand sectionChapter Nine—  Prohibition versus Pluralism

  Appendix—  Hotel and Employment Statistics
 expand sectionNotes
 expand sectionBibliography
 expand sectionIndex

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