Harlem’s Norma Merrick Sklarek, “The Rosa Parks of Architecture” 1926 – 2012

Norma Merrick Sklarek, April 15, 1926 – February 6, 2012, was the first African American woman to pass her license exam to officially become an architect in both New York (1954) and California (1962). Continue Reading →

The Daniel E. Devlin Villa On The Hudson At 136th Street And Broadway, Harlem, NY, 1820’s

Daniel E. Devlin, 1813-1867, was an Irish immigrant who settled in Manhattanville, New York, from Louisville, Kentucky and established himself as a master tailor and clothier. Continue Reading →

In Marcus Garvey Village A “Supportive Housing” Project Grows In Harlem

According to a recent press release from Harlem-based developer Carthage Real Estate Advisors, construction is progressing at Marcus Garvey Village. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s CCNY’s J. Max Bond Center And Davis Brody Bond Architects Launch Partnership

The Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture’s J. Max Bond Center for Urban Futures and the New York-based firm Davis Brody Bond (DBB) announce the formation of a research partnership focused on equitable design practices and urban research. Continue Reading →