Vinegar Hill has been able to keep its character and a lot of its cachet by not bending to the trends of normalcy. It has always been individual, it has always had character, and it has always remained true.
So the recent near completion of 185 York raises a number of Yuppie concerns. Just like the Farragut Houses across the street, 185 York looks to be bringing in all these East End weekenders to this Manhattan adjacent, rental building.
From reporting in Brownstoner (1), the “residential building…in Vinegar Hill…(is a) 16 unit, seven story building,” which is in its final stages nearing completion.
Be on the lookout for strangers in this familiar land.