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Spanish Harlem ("American Scene" series, No. 3)

Photographs by Joseph Rodriguez; text by Ed Vega

NMAA in association with Distributed Art Publishers
101 pp.: ill. (85 col.)
ISBN: ISBN 1-881616-24-X

Softcover, $27.50

Rodriguez's color photographs bring the reader inside Spanish Harlem, where he documents not only the grim realities of drug abuse, AIDS, and crime in New York's oldest barrio, but also its vibrant street life. Ed Vega's essay introduces the reader to his neighborhood in Spanish Harlem, tracing its past and present.