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The Pruitt-Igoe Myth

Published on January 12, 2011 By admin

The Pruitt-Igoe Myth: an Urban History examines the story of the post World War II Pruitt-Igoe urban renewal project in St. Louis through the eyes of those who lived there. An excerpt from the film’s website: Completed in 1954, the 33 11-story buildings of Pruitt-Igoe were billed as the solution to the overcrowding and deterioration […]

Abandoned Trailer Farm

Published on June 29, 2010 By admin

The first time I came across this trailer in Baraboo, Wisconsin I learned a valuable lesson. Always, always, always check your camera batteries before leaving the house. The battery in my main camera was completely dead on arrival. To make matters worse, my trusty backup ┬ácamera was also toast. I had to settle with shooting […]