The roof leaked all the way to the basement when Nam Doan purchased the property on Reily Street in Harrisburg.
“It was a wreck,” Doan, 38, said.
But he knew what he was getting into. He’d been investing in Harrisburg real estate for the past eight years—especially rental properties—and renovating them.
After six months of intense work, he transformed the century-old property into Midtown’s newest restaurant, the Red Boat.
All Aboard the Red Boat: Harrisburg’s newest restaurant features Asian fusion, family crew, published in TheBurg, January 2020.