Alex Caemmerer lives most of the year in New Jersey and is attending psychiatrist at St. Lukes- Roosevelt Hospital in New York City. He is also on the faculty of the Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons and in private practice. Since the 1950s when he was stationed at Key West Naval Hospital, he has returned to Key West many times, always captivated by its old houses. He took all the photographs for this book. He is married to Li Brown Caemmerer, a commercial artist, and has three sons.