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.
Curbed has the scoop on the first rounds of approvals for the reconstruction of the Corn Exchange Building on 125th Street and Park Avenue. It appears that all has not gone well and the Landmarks Preservation Commission wants an even more faithful revival of the landmark building that had its top floor demolished because of instability a few years back. The folks at the LPC think its a good starting point but deem the rendition as flat and not true to the original Queen Anne aesthetics. This is the Chelsea Hotel of Harlem so maybe it is worth getting the details right. Read more on Curbed: LINK