The Heights

the heights

About the Artwork

“This photo was taken on my walk to work at a busy emergency room in Manhattan’s Washington Heights neighborhood. For me, this image captures the soul of the neighborhood. I imagine the young man representating the Dominican and Cuban populations, and his brightly colored hoodie representing the vitality of Washington Heights.”

 is a psychiatrist who lived and worked for nine years in New York City, where her most valued hobby was snapping photos of the neighborhood as she walked to and from her shifts at the hospital. She has a penchant for documenting urban decay and finding beauty in the discarded.


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