Friday, March 20, 2009

The View from Gateway Middle School

An allegorical photo essay of the view in four directions from the site of the old Pruitt-Igoe housing complex, the night when the school board announced the closing of over a dozen schools. Temples of Capitalism, historic 19th architecture, ugly warehouses, sensationalist news trucks, urban forest, renovated loft condos, despair, and a little hope.

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