29 June 2008

Invincible Cities Photo Documentary

Camilo Jose Vegara has been taking photos of slums and gentrifying neighborhoods since 1969. He has been taking photos of some of the same places over the years and has now put many on this website.


VisuaLingual said...

American Ruins, one of his books, shows some of those same places in Harlem, Camden, etc. over time. Vergara suggested in that book that a stretch of Detroit ruins be saved as a kind of urban park, which rubbed a lot of people the wrong way.

CityKin said...

Get me that book for Christmas, will ya?