Fiana Garza White and her husband, John, bought Unit #2C at 60 Plaza St East in Prospect Heights from Mary A. Marino for $360,000 on June 29.
The 75-unit condominium was built in 1939.
Ms. White serves as a design assistant intern at Halston, an apparel and fashion company. She also worked at Givenchy, a brand of clothing, accessories, perfumes and cosmetics.
Previously, she was a senior account supervisor at Edelman and a recruitment communication manager at Teach For America.
She attended Parsons School of Design and the University of Texas at Austin.
There were 292 home sales in Prospect Heights in 2008, with a median sales price of $340,000.