Feb 07 2003
Exhibition: Building the Lesser City

Camilo Jose Vergara, photographer, situates major contemporary urban themes in photography that chronicles the American City, the Ghetto, the Barrio, and the marginal spaces of the American urban landscape.  He is co-author of Silent Cities: The Evolution of the American Cemetery, the author of American Ruins and The New American Ghetto. 
This exhibition of over 200 photographs chroniciling the American Ghetto included work from Vergara's original book as well as anew work not shown previously.  A public lecture by the artist was co-sponsored by the Department of Architecture.  The exhibition and visit was arranged by Associate Professor of Architecture, Milton Curry. February, 2003, Hartell Gallery.