Parsons School of Design alumnus with a BFA in fashion, who has worked in the menswear industry for several years. Past lives have been in the East Village and Lower East Side of Manhattan; more recently transplanted to Harlem. Currently living in a 1907 "French flat," an Edwardian era middle-class apartment.
After disappearing off the market for a week, the Langston Hughes House at 20 East 127th Street is apparently back on the market as of September 22nd. Today's DNAinfo reports that the property (currently listed on the DOB site as SRO restricted and a C5 walk-up apartment) resolved the high tax issue at hand which was around $17,000 per year. Anything categorized with more than 4 units are basically a rooming house, SRO or apartment complex and taxed exponentially more than a typical brownstone. Somehow the classification must have been changed recently. The article also reveals that Mr. Hughes was not a renter at the house but actually bought the property with friends back in 1947. Read more in DNAinfo: LINK. Check out our various past posts on this famous property: LINK