Selling The Lower East: Culture, Real Estate, and Resistance in New York City

Selling The Lower East Culture Real Estate and Resistance in New York City Book by Mele Christopher

  • Title: Selling The Lower East: Culture, Real Estate, and Resistance in New York City
  • Author: Christopher Mele
  • ISBN: 9780816631827
  • Page: 110
  • Format: Paperback
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  • I like Mele's account of neighborhood transformation on the Lower East Side, but it's a little heavy on the jargon and seems to opt for abstraction when details are scarce. I agree with his complaints about the commodified repackaging of "otherness" and radicalism used to sell the neighborhood for a premium. In fact I think it's a popular viewpoint. A newcomer to the LES would hopefully observe the upscale consumer grit living side by side with marginalization of the working poor, and might look [...]


  • academic and sometimes slow to slog through, but rewarding. mele follows the development of the lower east side from working class stopover to 'slum,' to arts district, to site of radical resistance (exploring the complexities of relationships within that resistance), through the transition via cultural comodification into a series of poses of rebellion against something. he stops just before the bar central of today is in full swing.


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