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Historian gifts $4M Manhattan property to Native Americans

 


The past doesn’t sit right with architectural historian Jean-Louis Goldwater Bourgeois. And now, he says he is doing his part to make amends.

Bourgeois is in the process of transferring the deed of his $4 million West Village home to a Native American group.

“I have a romance with the history of the city, and I have been generally appalled that the land that the city is on has been taken by whites,” he told the Post. This building is the trophy from major theft. It disgusts me.”

http://therealdeal.com/2016/12/18/historian-gifts-4m-manhattan-property-to-native-americans/

 

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