DOCUMERICA (1971-1977): Photographer – Danny Lyon, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

TWO YOUTHS IN UPTOWN, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, A NEIGHBORHOOD OF POOR WHITE SOUTHERNERS. THE INNER CITY TODAY IS AN ABSOLUTE CONTRADICTION TO THE MAIN STREAM AMERICA OF GAS STATIONS EXPRESSWAYS, SHOPPING CENTERS AND TRACT HOMES. IT IS POPULATED BY BLACKS, LATINS AND THE WHITE POOR. SOME OF THE BEST AMERICAN ARCHITECTURE SURVIVES IN HER “WORST” NEIGHBORHOODS, […]

DOCUMERICA: Brooklyn, New York City, USA (1974)

YOUNGSTERS ON THE JULY 4TH HOLIDAY AT THE KOSCIUSKO SWIMMING POOL IN BROOKLYN’S BEDFORD-STUYVESANT DISTRICT, NEW YORK CITY. INNER CITY RESIDENTS ENJOY USING THIS INTELLIGENTLY LOCATED POOL. THE INNER CITY TODAY IS AN ABSOLUTE CONTRADICTION TO THE MAIN STREAM AMERICA OF GAS STATIONS, EXPRESSWAYS, SHOPPING CENTERS AND TRACT HOMES. IT IS POPULATED BY BLACKS, LATINS […]