(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1994)

Document title

Interpreting the apartment house: modernity and metropolitanism in Toronto, 1900-1930

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)



At Toronto, the construction of apartment buildings was contested, on moral, sanitary and economic grounds. Particular attention is paid to the language used to promote or denigrate apartments, and to questions of architectural style and design. Apartments were a key element in the creation of a landscape of modernity, but they were also indicative of the modernization of capital. They illustrate the conjunction of cultural and economic dimensions to modernity


Article of periodic

published at : Journal of historical geography / ISSN 0305-7488 / CODEN JHGEDP

Editor : Academic Press, London ; Academic Press, San Francisco, CA ; Academic Press, New York, NY - ROYAUME-UNI (1975)

Millesime : 1994, vol. 20, no3 [pp. 305-322]

Collation : Illustration ;



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