About the Author
Marcia Reiss has lived in Brooklyn and Manhattan for more than 30 years, working as a journalist, university professor, public official and advocate. She is the author Brooklyn Then and Now and a series of guides to Brooklyn neighborhoods published by the Brooklyn Historical Society. Evan Joseph is one of the premiere photographers of New York City architecture. Evan fell in love with photography at age thirteen and followed the passion to study art at Vassar College and The Slade School of Art in London, later returning to New York University for a Master’s Degree. He has been a member of the faculty of Parsons School of Design and The Art Institute of NYC and his work has been published in leading magazines around the world, including Architectural Digest, Elle Décor, NY Living, New York Magazine, The New York Post, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Observer, and The New York Times. When he’s not making pictures, Evan can be found exploring the city with his wife, two young children, and his pug.