JAMES CATHCART

In the late 1980's, when Williamsburg, Brooklyn was not as trendy as it is today, photographer James Cathcart captured the blighted area better known back then for the stolen cars splatter across its streets.  Instead of the glossy condominiums and quaint cafes of late, “car stripping” was common in the area making it a preferred disposal site because of its close proximity to the river.

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