Studio Tour: Kwaku Alston’s "Risky" Venice Beach Investment

February 18, 2014

By Conor Risch

© Kwaku Alston

The building Kwaku Alston has owned in Venice Beach, California, for 13 years.

When Kwaku Alston moved from New York City to Los Angeles 13 years ago and bought a building in Venice Beach, “everyone thought I was crazy,” he laughs. But buying property is “the smartest thing I ever did, and I recommend that [to all photographers],” he says. “If you’re making a little cash, buy some property.” When Alston purchased his...

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