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Another Housing Story

In the last “Housing Story,” my annoying upstairs neighbor, Johnny, fell off the roof of my tenement building while renovating his fire-damaged apartment, and I at long last got a legal lease for mine.

Excerpt from Gowanus Notecard Abduction

This whole Gowanus Valley swings between two things—the voices yelling from the scrapyards and lots, then the buildings and stoops across the streets.

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The Brooklyn Rail

JULY-AUG 2001

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