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.
At top is a rare photo that shows the landmark RKO Regent Theatre circa 1942 before it would close down two decades later (click on image to enlarge). The theater at 116th and ACP/7th Avenue hasn't been showing movies within its Venetian Palazzo exterior since 1963, so seeing some of the original bare-bulb signage out front is quite a sight to behold. This grand structure was built by renowned theater architect Thomas W. Lamb back in 1913 and would have been one of the first all film establishments to open in the city. Today, the old theater houses a church which has helped restore it in the most recent decades. Check out our past post for more history on one of the most unique buildings uptown and get a glimpse of the interior: LINK