Ponte City came to stand for urban decay and criminality, and in some of the more right-wing imaginings, as a symbol of the failure of black majority rule.
Arcara and Santese provide an unexpected portrait of Detroit, eschewing the obvious for something more cerebral. The majestic decay of lavish theaters, incomprehensibly large car plants, and skyscrapers of former
“It Don’t Exist”, The Impact of Sprawl and Suburban Build-out on Inner City America By Jeff Brouws (lecture delivered at SPE’s conference in Dallas), March 28, 2009 I’ve been photographing
Interview with Camilo Jose Vergara By Jesse Serwer What is it about American cities that draws you to document them versus, say, ghettos in other places like your native Chile?