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.
BLVD condos debuted back in October 2011 but has now apparently gone rental after not being able to sell units in the adaptive reuse development. This two-building new construction at 2192 and 2196 Frederick Douglass Boulevard has a total of 26 apartments that were originally priced in the high $200K to the mid $300K. Most of the other lower FDB buildings have been selling and only have a few units left but BLVD never took off. According to Streeteasy, the entire development was sold to a new developer in June for $3.7 million and now six units have been successfully rented: LINK. BLVD appeared to be the right price for entry level buyers and had a great location so what went wrong?