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Writer

MATT KAPP is the author of the new book A Century Downtown: A Visual History of Lower Manhattan (powerHouse) and has written frequently for vanityfair.com on a range of subjects from health-care industry profiteering to dating apps. He has also been a contributor to Downtown magazine and written proposals, treatments, narration, and web content for documentaries and series for Showtime, HBO, and PBS. Links to all of his Vanity Fair stories can be found here.

Selected Stories

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Vanity Fair, "The Sick Business of Health-Care Profiteering" (September 2009)

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Vanity Fair, "Nut Job" 

(May 2010)

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Vanity Fair, "Grindr: Welcome to the World’s Biggest, Scariest Gay Bar" 

(May 2011)

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Vanity Fair, "Of Stone and Steel: The Story Behind the 9/11 Memorial" 

(September 2016)

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Downtown, "Downtown State of Mind"

(Fall 2018)

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Downtown, "Clubland"  

(Fall 2019)