Wednesday, June 08, 2011
Some property owners in Soho are taking aim at a decades-old zoning regulation that requires certain area lofts to house artists.
Friday, July 02, 2010
Artist Rob Swainston knows what it's like to face eviction.
Wednesday, June 30, 2010
Artist Rob Swainston knows what it's like to face eviction. For almost 13 years, he has been living illegally in a loft apartment on the 10th floor of an old pasta factory in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Even though about 200 people live in the towering waterfront building at 475 Kent Avenue, the owner does not have a certificate of occupancy and the residents have commercial leases.