Solitary Rowhouses

In one of my electives this semester, John Kromer’s The Politics of Housing and Urban Development, we have been discussing past community development policies, like the Neighborhood Transformation Initiative, that have left those homeowners in areas of disinvestment who were unwilling to be bought-out by the city or private developers surrounded by vacant lots. This timely article in The Atlantic Cities features a photographer who has focused on such properties in Baltimore, Philadelphia and Camden. How beautiful and tragic.


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