[WATCH] The First Photographs of NYC’s Slums (the Story of Jacob Riis)

In this short from Urbanist, learn about Jacob Riis, the first person to photograph the slums of the Lower East Side in the 1890s.

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's with his partner and son. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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