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.
The Convent Avenue Baptist Church located just below 145th Street on Convent Avenue appears to be finally making some progress with the controversial elevator shaft addition that broke ground this past April. Signs on the plywood have the completion date set for last fall but the top photo shows only one wall that has started to appear on the side lot. This location is within the Hamilton Heights Historic District and the community board landmark committee was embattled in the final approval of the new structure that looks like it was designed in the 60s. At the end, the local landmark board members saw that the need to have the elevator installed outweighed the aesthetic of the landmark district and the proposed design passed by only a handful of votes: LINK