Residents of the downtown artists’ housing reflect on their home and work spaces

17 Aug 2022 | 06:09

“[It is] really the best, greatest moment of your life.”

After decades on a waitlist, residents like Karen Santry recall a seemingly destined, life-changing moment: getting a phone call from Westbeth Artists Housing.

For any artist in New York, rent is often a roadblock to creative work in the city. Many...