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.
It took a a few years but the landmark brownstones at 241-245 Lenox Avenue have now all finally been restored. This row of townhouses just north of 122nd Street were abandoned until the owner was pressured by the city to restore them. Demolition by Neglect laws for landmark buildings gives the city the right to sue a property owner who have failed to maintain their buildings and luckily was applied to this particular situation. These three homes now have retail shops on the lower levels and one store has already opened. The west side of the Mount Morris Park Historic District is now pretty complete but there are still a couple of buildings on the east side of the avenue that needs some attention: LINK