A New Leader at Brooklyn's ISSUE Project Room

From WSJ.com:

When Suzanne Fiol, the founder of the Brooklyn-based performance space ISSUE Project Room, died in October 2009 at age 49, she had pulled off two major coups for her scrappy nonprofit organization. In 2008, she won a 20-year, rent-free lease on the ground floor of 110 Livingston St., the former Board of Education building in downtown Brooklyn whose developer, Two Trees Management Company, had reserved the 5,000-square-foot space for a cultural institution as part of its conversion of the property into condominiums. Then, Brooklyn borough president Marty Markowitz allotted $1.1 million in public funds for renovations to the space, which were initially estimated to cost $2.5 million.

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