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Kenna unlocks a barred door next to the T-Mobile store on 20th Street to a bicycle-choked staircase that leads to the second-floor “halfway hacker house.” He tells me he took over the space 14 months earlier and convinced the landlord to let him live in it for 9 months rent-free while he and his childhood friend, Jeff, cleaned the place up.
“We think it was basically a crackhouse,” says Jered. “We were sweeping hypodermic needles off the floors.”[READ]