In one-story houses with alcoves: ways of living of the middle class sectors of society of São Paulo between 1875 and 1900

Our aim is to understand which were the ways the middle class sectors of the society of São Paulo lived. This track will be covered, above all, with a search for the continuities and transformations in the housing of the urban middle classes in the last decade of the 19th century, starting from the new formal vocabulary that was coming out.

Middle-class sectors; Domesticity; Urbanization; Housing; Furniture


Museu Paulista, Universidade de São Paulo Rua Brigadeiro Jordão, 149 - Ipiranga, CEP 04210-000, São Paulo - SP/Brasil, Tel.: (55 11) 2065-6641 - São Paulo - SP - Brazil
E-mail: anaismp@usp.br