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.
Another former SRO building on West 119th Street is in the process of being sold. Number 40 West 119th Street went into contract earlier this month for the asking price of $799K. The 18-foot-wide townhouse located just West of 5th Avenue is an official landmark in the Mount Morris Park Historic District but appears not to have a Certificate of Non Harassment in place. A buyer would probably have to go through a gut renovation for this property so it will be interesting to see where the final selling price lands. Another notable point about this townhouse is that it went into contract in a little under a month of being listed: LINK