475 Kent: Not ready for close-up
475 Kent Ave., the converted warehouse space on the Williamsburg waterfront, is still not up to code, a fire department spokesman said Monday.
The building had been home to hundreds of artists, musicians, and designers, all of whom were evicted last winter when the city found that the building was a fire hazard.
The FDNY was due to inspect the building last week, but was told by the landlord, Nachman Brach, that it was still not ready for examination, FDNY spokesman Jim Long said.
Reached by phone and asked when the building would be ready for inspection, Brach said, I have no idea. I have nothing to tell you.
-- David Freedlander
Photo from roof of 475 Kent Ave, on Flickr