BROOKLYN ON THE BRINK: Winds of Change in the Eighties” — THE BOOK

Based on my photojournalism for the Prospect Press, a local newspaper that lived a short life four decades ago, this book is a distillation of my one-of-a-kind archive of 1980s life in some of Brooklyn’s most enduring communities. A real estate revolution was about to happen, and a place long thought to be down on its heels began to transform into one of the hottest urban scenes on the planet.

They are fed up to here with crime in Kensington

The annual Park Slope House Tour

A summer afternoon in Sunset Park

Benefit dance, Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church

Kano, graffiti artist from Greenpoint

Day care kids, Park Slope

They’re taking their act to the big city

Tom Knight, Official Brooklyn Baseball Historian

Street portrait, Windsor Terrace

Primary Day victory celebration, Park Slope

Not happy with the way things are going

Rooftops of the South Slope

Daybreak over the Gowanus Canal