Photo Projects

The Iron Triangle
Burning barrels of scrap wood keep fingers warm on a cold January day in Willets Point.
Burning barrels of scrap wood keep fingers warm on a cold January day in Willets Point.
The sun rises over the Iron Triangle.
The sun rises over the Iron Triangle.
A worker in Willets Point getting ready to work on his own ride.
A worker in Willets Point getting ready to work on his own ride.
A rack of rims sparkle in the sun on a September afternoon.
A rack of rims sparkle in the sun on a September afternoon.
Joe Ardizzone, 79, is the lone resident in Willets Point. He was born, and continues to live in the same brick house his father built in 1932. He is locally known as the 'Mayor'.
Joe Ardizzone, 79, is the lone resident in Willets Point. He was born, and continues to live in the same brick house his father built in 1932. He is locally known as the 'Mayor'.
Profits being split after a day of work at Willets Point.
Profits being split after a day of work at Willets Point.
A cat in Willets Point greets the sun on an early February morning.
A cat in Willets Point greets the sun on an early February morning.
A worker at a tire shop wheels out some stock on an early morning in February.
A worker at a tire shop wheels out some stock on an early morning in February.
Joe Ardizzone, 79, is the lone resident in Willets Point. He was born, and continues to live in the same brick house his father built in 1932.
Joe Ardizzone, 79, is the lone resident in Willets Point. He was born, and continues to live in the same brick house his father built in 1932.
A mechanic waits for customers on an early February morning in Willets Point.
A mechanic waits for customers on an early February morning in Willets Point.
Joe Ardizzone, 79, is the lone resident in Willets Point. He points to the Van Wyck Expressway, which he rode horses under down to Flushing Creek as a kid in the summers to swim.
Joe Ardizzone, 79, is the lone resident in Willets Point. He points to the Van Wyck Expressway, which he rode horses under down to Flushing Creek as a kid in the summers to swim.
There are a host of dogs that reside in the Iron Triable as well.
There are a host of dogs that reside in the Iron Triable as well.
Graffiti adorns a wall in Willets Point. The Bloomberg Administration and New York Economic DEvelopment Corporation is currently looking for firms to redevelop the 62-acre parcel of land that sits in the shadow of Citi field.
Graffiti adorns a wall in Willets Point. The Bloomberg Administration and New York Economic DEvelopment Corporation is currently looking for firms to redevelop the 62-acre parcel of land that sits in the shadow of Citi field.
A mechanic poses fo a photo in front of a wall of rims in Willets Point.
A mechanic poses fo a photo in front of a wall of rims in Willets Point.