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Atlantic City: Excess and Decline Atlantic City: Excess and Decline    |   By Tracy Metz
  In this fourth and final blog of this series, John Adams director Tracy Metz selected photographs from Brian Rose’s book ‘Atlantic City’ showing Atlantic City as a symbol of excess and decline.   “Atlantic City is a dramatic symbol of American excess and decline. Once the most popular family vacation destination in the United […]
January 16, 2020



Trump’s failed Kingdom Trump’s failed Kingdom    |   By Tracy Metz
  For the third blog of this series, John Adams director Tracy Metz selected several photographs from Brian Rose’s book ‘Atlantic City’ showing the remnants of Donald Trump’s failed Atlantic City kingdom. “The shuttered Trump Plaza will likely be torn down. It is one of four casinos that closed in 2014, representing a third of […]
January 13, 2020



Can Trump make Atlantic City great again? Can Trump make Atlantic City great again?    |   By Tracy Metz
  For the second blog of this series, John Adams director Tracy Metz selected photographs from Brian Rose’s book ‘Atlantic City’ showing the effect Donald Trump had on the city.   “As for Michael MacLeod, the sculptor of the elephants outside the Taj, he says his anger over the episode has faded, and he can […]
January 9, 2020