Editor buys in Roscoe Village

Medium c98068da8ae6935f9c12e2420afdad7c Timothy M. Mennel and Colleen M. Frankhart bought a condo at 1800 W. Roscoe St. in Roscoe Village from Jennifer Rabiah and Daniel P. Harmon for $420,000 on July 8.

Unit #313 is one of 139 condos at the Pencil Factory Lofts, which was built in 1920.

Mr. Mennel is a freelance editor and a senior editor at American Planning Association.

He has served as a consultant at the Rockefeller Foundation and as a project manager at the Municipal Art Society of New York. He has worked as an editor at Random House, the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Artforum Magazine and the Princeton University Press.

Sales at the Pencil Factory Lofts are down 57.1 percent from 2007-08, while the median sales price fell 0.3 percent during that time.

He received his B.A. in English from Carleton College and his M.A. and Ph.D. in geography from the University of Minnesota–Twin Cities.

There were 76 sales in Roscoe Village in 2008, with a median price of $372,000.

Address: 1800 West Roscoe Street
Buyer(s): Timothy M Mennel and Colleen M Frankhart
Seller(s): Jennifer Rabiah and Daniel P Harmon
Sale date: Jul. 8, 2009