The Resource Inside the dream palace : the life and times of New York's legendary Chelsea Hotel, Sherill Tippins, (ebook)

Inside the dream palace : the life and times of New York's legendary Chelsea Hotel, Sherill Tippins, (ebook)

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Inside the dream palace : the life and times of New York's legendary Chelsea Hotel
Title
Inside the dream palace
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the life and times of New York's legendary Chelsea Hotel
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Sherill Tippins
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eng
Summary
Winner of the Marfield Prize, National Award for Arts Writing"Tippins tells riveting stories about the Chelsea's artists, but she also captures a much grander, and more pressing, narrative: that of the ongoing battle between art and capitalism in the city." - The New YorkerSince its founding by a utopian-minded French architect in 1884, New York's Chelsea Hotel has been a hotbed of artistic invention and inspiration. Cultural luminaries from Bob Dylan to Sid Vicious, Thomas Wolfe to Andy Warhol, Dylan Thomas to Dee Dee Ramone - all made the Chelsea the largest and longest-lived artists' community in the world. Inside the Dream Palace tells the hotel's story, from its earliest days as a cooperative community, through its pop art, rock-and-roll, and punk periods, to its present transformation under new ownership. By exploring what it takes to maintain a creative community and how artists have enhanced and informed New York City life, Tippins, author of the acclaimed February House, delivers a lively and masterly history of the Chelsea and those who cohabitated there."Not only essential to the understanding of this crucial New York City - and therefore American - cultural landmark, but as majestic and populous as the edifice itself, and completely entertaining." - Daniel Menaker, author of My Mistake"With her lively Inside the Dream Palace, literary biographer Sherill Tippins succeeds where other historians studying New York landmarks have failed: She understands that even the most splendid buildings are mere settings for the personalities that inhabit them, and wisely bypasses rote chronology for the vigor of cultural excavation . . . The Chelsea Hotel may face an uncertain future, but Tippins's enchanting book guarantees its renown for generations to come." - Time Out New York
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Midwest
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Tippins, Sherill
Dewey number
647.94097471
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Chelsea Hotel
  • Chelsea Hotel
  • Electronic books
  • Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
  • Arts, American
  • Artists
  • Eccentrics and eccentricities
  • Apartment dwellers
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adult
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Inside the dream palace : the life and times of New York's legendary Chelsea Hotel, Sherill Tippins, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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9780544003064
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT12023812
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12023812
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MWT12023812
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Inside the dream palace : the life and times of New York's legendary Chelsea Hotel, Sherill Tippins, (ebook)
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780544003064
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12023812
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12023812
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MWT12023812
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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