Some more on the campaign to save 1520 Sedgwick Avenue from property speculators:
- Tenants & Neighbors (as mentioned on the blog) has a Facebook group, where 1520 info and other tenant-related stuff gets posted
- NY1 News article & video
- NY Daily News report on Tuesday’s press conference
Says president of the 1520 tenants’ group, Gloria Robinson:
We never want to fear our houses being bought again.
Says Senator Chuck Schumer:
No one is saying the landlord should not make a profit. All we’re saying is that he doesn’t have to maximize on that profit and throw people out.
Says Kool Herc:
We’re asking all those guys you see in Forbes magazine that are living hip hop to recognize this building.