Photographer James Cuebas took these photographs along the West Side waterfront between 1977 and 1986. James was born and raised on the Lower East Side. He began his studies in photography in 1975 at age 17 at the Henry Street Settlement House, with poet and photography teacher Nancy Starrels. He studied communications arts at Long Island University and photojournalism at Empire State College. He is a member of the Lower East Side Printshop, and since 1991 has been a resident of the Upper West Side.  


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