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 New York Post has some good news about the preservation efforts for the St. Thomas the Apostle Church at West 118th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue. A developer had purchased the deterioration Catholic church earlier in the year for $6 million and it has now been revealed that the front half of the building will be restored for the cost of $2 million and the back will have a new 12-story, mixed income, 70-unit condo built. The fully renovated church will eventually become a 200-seat community performance space while the rectory next door (at the right of the church) will additionally be converted into condos and restored: LINK