City Search: Gregory Halpern Explores the Rust Belt

October 11, 2011

By Conor Risch

In the summer of 2010 photographer Gregory Halpern set out to explore and make photographs in some of the country’s oldest Rust Belt cities. He traveled to Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, Baltimore, Detroit and Buffalo, where he grew up. As a Buffalo native and Rochester resident—Halpern teaches photography at Rochester Institute of Technology—who shoots mostly around his upstate New York home, Halpern...

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