"It's been described as the street of lost souls and forgotten dreams.
On Philadelphia's Kensington Avenue, the desperation is palpable.
Drug addicts and prostitutes take shelter under elevated train tracks that run three miles into the far northeast of the city, in a run-down neighbourhood that has become a portraiture of America at its darkest.
Photographer Jeffrey Stockbridge for four years has tracked the life of addicts living under the tracks along Kensington.
His blog, Kensington Blues, is what he calls a 'repository of photographs, audio recordings, journal entries and reflections' from his experience in the area he remembers as littered with cheap bars, pawnshops and check cashing businesses.
Mr Stockbridge began the project in the winter of 2008, when he spotted Melissa standing on the avenue." (More)