Anthony Dellecave and 56 Morton Street, though Christine says Mann’s attempts to stay within their range and attention to their calls and e-mails impressed them. And in the end, the family may not move after all.
Christine: “You know 99 percent of the time you’re not going to get everything you want, but you hope to see that 1 percent. We really liked the Morton Street building and the space, but our rent would’ve gone up $800 and we still wouldn’t have a tub, a dishwasher, or a washer-dryer. But now we know where we stand. We realize we have a nicer apartment than we thought we did. Our landlady’s great—she says we can give her a laundry list of what we want fixed.”