Sally Spanburgh lives in Southampton Village and is actively engaged in local historic preservation. She is chairperson of Southampton's Landmarks and Historic Districts Board. Previously, she was employed with architectural firms in New York City and Southampton. She has a master's in architecture from Syracuse University, studied preservation at Columbia Universty, and has a bachelor's of science in environmental design from Syracuse. Her first book, The Southampton Cottages of Gin Lane, was published in 2012.
Now an instant #1 New York Times bestseller, Humans of New York began in the summer of 2010, when photographer Brandon Stanton set out to create a photographic census of New York City. Armed with his camera, he began crisscrossing the city, covering thousands of miles on foot, all in an attempt to capture New Yorkers and their stories. The result of these efforts was a vibrant blog he called "Humans of New York," in which his photos were featured alongside quotes and anecdotes.
The blog has steadily grown, now boasting millions of devoted followers. Humans of New York is the book inspired by the blog. With four hundred color photos, including exclusive portraits and all-new stories, Humans of New York is a stunning collection of images that showcases the outsized personalities of New York.
Surprising and moving, Humans of New York is a celebration of individuality and a tribute to the spirit of the city.