Orchard Beach : The Bronx Riviera

Wayne Lawrence is a Brooklyn based documentary photographer who focuses on communities overlooked by mainstream media. In his series Orchard Beach : The Bronx Riviera he  documents Orchard, a beach in New York with a previously bad reputation.  The beach now has been cleaned up and has given the community a place to relax in the sun. The series can be seen in full in the book Orchard Beach : The Bronx Riviera, published by Prestel, you can get a copy here. Be sure to check Lawrence’s website for more.


All images © Wayne Lawrence