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 lease for Lenox Lounge was up at the end of December and a Bespoke reader mentioned that the signs were removed from the legendary establishment by New Year's Day. We walked by this morning and discovered that most of the original Lenox Lounge facade has indeed been taken down. Rumors had it that the previous owner would vacate the spot just below 125th Street and remove some of the physical elements of the famous jazz lounge in the process. This now appears to be the case and we can only assume that much of the interior has been gutted also. It has also been reported that the new owner will keep the look of the lounge but will eventually change the name of the establishment that has been around for over seven decades: LINK