Camilo José Vergara

Camilo José Vergara is a photographer and the author of numerous books, most recently, Detroit Is No Dry Bones: The Eternal City of the Industrial Age (University of Michigan Press, 2016). His most recent writing on Detroit can be found at More of his work can be found at
  • Hell in a Very Tall Place

    For this survey of what is considered some of the best public housing in the country, the author, a documentary photographer, visited sixty housing complexes in poor neighborhoods of New York City and toured 140 separate buildings .He found many dedicated employees, much beleaguered decency, and much degradation