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Underexposed

Underexposed | 6

Underwater and out of sight, electricity moves between boroughs through tunnels designed to weather the storm.

What's In a Roofline?

The humble gambrel roofs of Queens’ Dutch Colonial houses cover the borough’s complex history.

Underexposed

Underexposed | 5

Traces of a private water supply system, only recently decommissioned, extend across southeastern Queens.

Underexposed

Underexposed | 4

Hidden in Central Park, the remains of a 19th century reservoir that fell out of fashion.

Underexposed

Underexposed | 3

For Underexposed, photographer Stanley Greenberg's monthly dispatches trace the myriad paths of the city’s infrastructural networks in great breadth and close detail.

Capturing Change

Leachate and Landscape

For Capturing Change, photographers explore the infrastructural underpinnings of Freshkills Park.

Underexposed

Underexposed | 2

For Underexposed, photographer Stanley Greenberg's monthly dispatches trace the myriad paths of the city’s infrastructural networks in great breadth and close detail.

Underexposed

Underexposed | 1

In the new series, Underexposed, photographer Stanley Greenberg's monthly dispatches trace the myriad paths of the city’s infrastructural networks in great breadth and close detail.

Typecast: Row House

At Face Value

For our Typecast series, Rob Stephenson combs the city for the quirks, flourishes, and changing facades that make each row house unique.

Capturing Change

The Golden Hour

A photo essay documenting what will become Freshkills's East Park shows that new life can emerge from the most toxic environments.

Typecast: Row House

Live/Work Balance

For our Typecast series, photographer Amani Willett heads to Brooklyn in search of row house businesses, where home and work nestle close and share space.

Excavating the Farley

Margaret Morton goes behind the service window at the James A. Farley Post Office Building to decode the dust and uncover the history of this monumental building, now part of plans for a rejuvenated Pennsylvania Station.

Capturing Change

Revisiting Freshkills' West Mound

Five photographers return to the site of the Freshkills Park Project to document the transformation of landfill into landscape.

Capturing Change

Freshkills: Open Sky Country

In this installment of "Capturing Change," five photographers roamed a wintry Freshkills Park, finding company in ducks and deer

Untrashed: The Incredible Gallery of New York City Garbage

Retired sanitation worker Nelson Molina has collected and curated thousands of things New Yorkers threw away. A photo essay by Lana Barkin.

All the Queens Houses

Architect Rafael Herrin-Ferri talks about his exhaustive photographic documentation of Queens' lively housing stock and identifies creative alterations that reconcile building forms to changing demands and desires.

Bronx Contours: A Photo Essay

Topography structures life in the Bronx like nowhere else in the city. Take a look at how the built environment responds to the undulating terrain of the city's great north through the lens of photographer Kris Graves.

Beauty Within Darkness: Khalik Allah Captures 125th and Lex

Photographer and filmmaker Khalik Allah has spent three years documenting one Harlem intersection and the people who inhabit that corner at night. His striking portraits confront issues of poverty, homelessness, addiction, and illness, while showing the beauty and humanity of those who are often forgotten, feared, or willfully avoided.

Borderlands: Traveling the Brooklyn-Queens Divide

Joseph Heathcott traces New York City's only major internal land boundary and draws out the social and spatial conditions of this largely invisible urban seam.

Typecast: Towers in the Park

Innovation and Neglect: Sea Rise and Sea Park East

In our final Typecast installment exploring towers-in-the-park, Maura Ewing chronicles the lives of two Coney Island housing developments and exposes the political context that undergirds their architectural innovation, construction shortcomings, and the deferred maintenance that threatens their viability as affordable housing assets.