Harlem Residences To Receive NY 2017 Lucy G. Moses Preservation Awards

The New York Landmarks Conservancy has announced the winners of the 2017 Lucy G. Moses Preservation Awards. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World Magazine. (You can unsubscribe anytime)Constant Contact Use. Please leave this field blank.By…

Historic Brownstone Lottery Opens In Harlem

6sqft reports that the block of East 126th Street between Madison and Park Avenues was once a rare, uninterrupted row of century-and-a-half-old brownstones. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World Magazine. (You can unsubscribe anytime)Constant Contact…

City Picks Developers For Harlem Site, To Advocates’ Disappointment

City Limits reports that the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) announced today that the agency has selected a development team for the 111th Street site, a large public property within the boundaries of the proposed East Harlem rezoning. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine…

Two Bills For People With Disabilities Signed Into Law

Today Mayor Bill de Blasio signed into law Council Members Helen Rosenthal and Ritchie Torres’ legislation to expand access for people with disabilities attending events held by the City and interacting with city agencies. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to…

215th Street Steps Have Finally Been Revamped

Two years after renovation work began on Inwood‘s historic 215th Street staircase or “The Stairs of Death,” or the “Italian Terrace” as it was called in 1911 —which connects Park Terrace East to Broadway over a 50-foot incline—the work has finished, and the refurbished stairs are set to make their public debut. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up…

HW Pick: The Discovery Of King TUT, The Bling King

Of course 19-year-old King Tutankhamun, “the Golden boy” was not from Harlem, but he lived his life in true Harlem style like a 3,000 year old Harlemite – Puff Daddy, Cam’ron or Dapper Dan could have learned a thing or two from the the Bling King. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine…

HW Pick: Love Heals, The What’s Your Sign? Mural Project

On Saturday, October 3, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Love Heals, the Alison Gertz Foundation for AIDS Education (www.loveheals.org), in collaboration with art curators Jeff Beler and Frankie Velez… Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World…

Fire Engine Company No. 53, Harlem, 1883

The NYTimes City Room talks about the Fire Engine Company No. 53 in East Harlem, a four-story Queen Anne and Romanesque Revival-style building that was one of 42 firehouses and related structures designed for the Fire Department by the prominent architectural firm of Napoleon LeBrun & Sons between 1879 and 1895. Become a Harlem Insider!…

CB 11 Committee, Votes For East Harlem Bike Lanes

The transportation committee of CB 11 voted to bring the complete street design for First Avenue, shown here in the East Village, to East Harlem. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World Magazine. (You can unsubscribe…

New $100 Million Development Planned

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Deputy Mayor for Economic Development Robert K. Steel and New York City Economic Development Corporation NYCEDC President Seth W. Pinsky today announced the selection of developers to rehabilitate the former Taystee Bakery Complex and the Corn Exchange Building, both located along the 125th Street commercial corridor in Harlem. Become a Harlem…