The City Builders: Property, Development in New York and London 1980–2000 (University Press of Kansas, 1994/2001; 2nd revised edition) by Susan S. Fainstein gives powerful arguments about the interaction between politics, local authority and property investment in the urban environment.
The text is in English. The book is illustrated with a couple of black-and-white photos and diagrams.
The copy in our stock is in nice condition. There are some pencil markings on the pages. The glueing of the binding is intact. The covers are fine.