DOCUMERICA (1971-1977): Photographer – Hope Alexander, NYC, USA.

THE WEST SIDE OF MANHATTAN, NEW YORK. THE NEW YORK, NEW JERSEY METROPOLITAN REGION IS ONE THE MOST CONGESTED URBAN AND INDUSTRIAL AREAS OF THE WORLD. IT CREATES STRESS FACTORS FOR THE BIGHT INCLUDING AIR AND WATER POLLUTION, DESTRUCTION OF WETLANDS WHICH ARE NURSERIES FOR MARINE LIFE, COASTAL OVERDEVELOPMENT, AND OCEAN DUMPING OF MUNICIPAL AND […]

DOCUMERICA (1971-1977): Photographer – Hope Alexander, NYC, USA.

THE WEST SIDE OF MANHATTAN, NEW YORK THE NEW YORK, NEW JERSEY METROPOLITAN REGION IS ONE OF THE MOST CONGESTED URBAN AND INDUSTRIAL AREAS OF THE WORLD. IT CREATES STRESS FACTORS FOR THE BIGHT INCLUDING AIR AND WATER POLLUTION, DESTRUCTION OF WETLANDS WHICH ARE NURSERIES FOR MARINE LIFE, COASTAL OVERDEVELOPMENT, AND OCEAN DUMPING OF MUNICIPAL […]

DOCUMERICA (1971-1977): Photographer – Hope Alexander, NYC, USA.

CONSTRUCTION RUBBLE IS LOADED ON BARGES IN THE EAST RIVER IN MANHATTAN, NEW YORK. IT WILL BE DUMPED AT A CONSTRUCTION DEBRIS DUMP SITE OFFSHORE IN THE NEW YORK BIGHT. SLUDGE IS DUMPED 12 MILES OFFSHORE, WASTE ACID 15 MILES AND CHEMICAL WASTES 106 MILES. DREDGE SPOILS AND DERELICT VESSELS ALSO ARE DISPOSED OF IN […]

DOCUMERICA (1971-1977): Photographer – Hope Alexander, NYC, USA.

MANHATTAN, NEW YORK. TRANSPORTATION IN AN URBAN AND INDUSTRIAL AREA LIKE NEW YORK PRODUCES ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS OF ITS OWN. FREEWAYS SPRAWL ACROSS THE LANDSCAPE AND CUT THROUGH THE HEARTS OF CITIES ISOLATING ONE NEIGHBORHOOD FROM ANOTHER. THE AUTOMOBILE MUST TAKE RESPONSIBILITY FOR AIR POLLUTION, ONE OF THE MORE CRITICAL ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS AFFECTING THE BIGHT, 06/1974.

DOCUMERICA (1971-1977): Photographer – Hope Alexander, NYC, USA.

THE HACKENSACK RIVER IN NEW JERSEY WITH THE MANHATTAN, NEW YORK, SKYLINE IN THE DISTANCE. THE HACKENSACK AND OTHER RIVERS WHICH FLOW THROUGH NEW YORK METROPOLITAN REGION CARRY RAW AND PARTIALLY DIGESTED SEWAGE, AND CHEMICAL AND INDUSTRIAL WASTES INTO THE WATERS OF THE BIGHT. ACCUMULATION OF WASTES IN THESE WATERS IS ONE OF THE MOST […]