Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito, Bill Perkins And Council Announce Agreement To Rezone Harlem

New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Council Member Bill Perkins and the New York City Council today announced an agreement to rezone El Barrio/East Harlem and secure investments for many priorities of the East Harlem Neighborhood Plan. Continue Reading →

RFP For The 125th Street Development Local Investment Fund

On behalf of the East 125th Street Development Task Force, Manhattan CB 11 is coordinating the issuance of an RFP for administrative and management services related to the East 125th Street Local Investment Fund (“LIF”). Continue Reading →

Landmark East Harlem Opposes The City Planning Commission’s Vote

Landmark East Harlem (LEH) was formed to give the community of East Harlem an ongoing voice in how our neighborhood is developed and to support development that preserves the unique cultural and historical significance of the neighborhood. Continue Reading →

Major Hearing Tuesday On East Harlem Rezoning Backed By East Harlem’s Speaker Mark-Viverito

The Department of City Planning (DCP)’s proposed rezoning of East Harlem has entered the seven-month public review process known as the Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP). Continue Reading →

City Officially Launches East Harlem Rezoning Plan

The city Department of Planning is taking the next step in its ambitious, and divisive, plan to rezone East Harlem in the name of spurring housing and economic development in the neighborhood. Continue Reading →

Bus Depot Development To Include ‘Deep Affordability’ In East Harlem

The city Economic Development Corporation hasn’t released many details about a planned 1.1-million-square-foot development on the site of a former MTA bus depot in East Harlem, but officials announced this week that 20 percent of the eventual apartment units will be offered at “deeply affordable” rates. Continue Reading →

Lottery Opens For 5 East Harlem Apartments Renting

An affordable housing lottery for 5 newly-constructed, one-bedroom apartments in East Harlem is accepting applications through March 2, 2017. All five units are located in a new building on the corner of Third Avenue and East 117th Street. Continue Reading →

Join A Panel Discussion Regarding The Statue Of J. Marion Sims An “Medical Apartheid” Doctor

East Harlem Preservation invites you to attend an in-studio panel discussion regarding ongoing efforts to remove the statue of Dr. J. Marion Sims from its Fifth Avenue location. Continue Reading →

Harlem Development With 3 Schools And 1K Apartments

Plans were revealed for a development that will span an entire city block in the southern end of East Harlem during a recent meeting of the Community Board 11 land use committee. Continue Reading →

Get On The Health Department And Community Partners East Harlem Walking Trail

east-harlem-walking-trail1The Health Department’s Center for Health Equity and community partners today launched the East Harlem Community Walking Trail – a three mile pathway along East Harlem sidewalks that runs east and west along 106th and 115th Streets, connecting residents to Central Park and Randall’s Island. Continue Reading →

White Park Reopens After $3 Million Reconstruction In East Harlem

white rock parkAs city officials announced the reopening of East Harlem’s White Park on Thursday one sound echoed constantly in the background — the joyful screams and shrieks of a full playground. Continue Reading →

Mark-Viverito’s East Harlem Plan Recommends Tossing Parking Minimums

Screen-Shot-2016-02-26-at-11.03.02-AMCouncil Speaker Melissa Mark Viverito has released an “East Harlem Neighborhood Plan” to guide the city’s rezoning of the community, and one of the recommendations is the elimination of parking minimums. Continue Reading →