Gelatin silver print
Image: 23.5 x 29.9 cm (9 1/4 x 11 3/4 in.); Paper: 27.7 x 35.4 cm (10 7/8 x 13 15/16 in.); Matted: 40.6 x 50.8 cm (16 x 20 in.)
Gift of George Stephanopoulos 2011.245
The Brooklyn Bridge Southwest urban renewal area comprised industrial and commercial structures that had been a center for the leather tanning, printing, and lithography trades. Planning for the project began in the mid-1950s, but the tenants were not relocated until 1964. Businesses that had operated there for the past 70 years were displaced; most managed to survive despite the move. The project was financed by federal, state, and city governments, as well as private developers.
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