“Every night, he would walk six to seven miles to Cora’s house at 181 Devoe Street in Greenpoint. ‘It was the same walk night after night−a long walk to Cora’s house on Devoe Street and then home. I never stopped to ring the doorbell and have a chat with her. I was content to merely walk slowly past her home in the hope of seeing her shadow in the parlor window. I never did, not once in the three to four years during which I performed the crazy ritual.'”
Read more about his life in Brooklyn here.