An Invitation To Uptown Community Board 9 “The Artist Circle” In Harlem

The Community Board 9 Arts and Culture committee is pleased to invite all performing and visual artist in Manhattanville, Morningside Heights and Hamilton Heights to “The Artist Circle” which will take place on June 16th.

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Harlemite Christiane Collins Fought Columbia University To Preserve Harlem’s Parks

Sources report that Christiane Crasemann Collins was born in Hamburg Germany, and immigrated first to Chile and then to the United States. Continue Reading →

Rendering Revealed For 32-Story Condo Building At Morningside Heights In Harlem

NY Yimby reports that a new high-rises aren’t a frequent occurrence in Upper Manhattan, but one such project currently rising at 543 West 122nd Street, in Morningside Heights, now has its first renderings. Continue Reading →

119th Street Croton Aqueduct Gatehouse In Harlem, NY 1894-1895

The 119th Street Croton Aqueduct Gatehouse was constructed in 1894-95 by contractor Peter J. Moran for the New York City Department of Public Works $40,000, under the supervision of George W. Birdsall, chief engineer of the Croton Aqueduct. Continue Reading →

Reworking A Refuse Storage Area In Harlem

Waste Management World reports that in New York City CTA Architects P.C. has completed a $1.1 million redevelopment and upgrade of the 5650 square foot (525 square metre) refuse storage area at Morningside Gardens, a six-building co-op complex in West Harlem’s Morningside Heights section. Continue Reading →

B.P. Brewer Releases Results Of Survey Of Empty Storefronts From Harlem To Hollis

Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer today released results of a survey of vacant storefronts along the entire length of Broadway, conducted Sunday, May 21, 2017 by several dozen volunteers and interns organized by her office.  Continue Reading →

Harlem Council Member Levine Leads Approval Of Morningside Heights Historic District

Following a decades long fight to designate the Morningside Heights Historic District, today New York City Council Member Mark Levine declared victory for the community as he voted to approve the designation in the City Council with the unanimous support of his colleagues. Continue Reading →

West Harlem’s George Carlin, One Of The Best Comics Of All Time

George Denis Patrick Carlin, May 12, 1937 – June 22, 2008, was an American comedian, actor, author and social critic. Carlin was noted for his black comedy and thoughts on politics, the English language, psychology, religion, and various taboo subjects. Continue Reading →

3 West Harlem, Morningside Heights Projects Funded Through Participatory Budgeting

Three projects to improve parks, public housing and schools in West Harlem and Morningside Heights won funding during this year’s participatory budgeting cycle, according to Harlem City Councilman Mark Levine. Continue Reading →

From Harlem To Hollis Keeping A Rent-Stabilized Apartment Is Getting Harder

There are still more than 900,000 rent-stabilized apartments in New York City, but these regulated units are turning over at a faster rate in certain neighborhoods, according to a new report by the city’s Independent Budget Office  Continue Reading →

Hundreds Join Jewish, Muslim, And Christian Religious And City Leaders In Harlem

In an unprecedented display of solidarity, 31 community religious institutions and organizations came together today to lead an interfaith solidarity march through Morningside Heights and Harlem. Continue Reading →

‘Little Coney Island’ On West 110th Street, Harlem, New York 1890’s (Updated)

By Pam Tice

For a short period, perhaps less than five years, West 110th Street became an entertainment district known as “Little Coney Island,” 1890’s in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →