Harlem African Burial Ground Memorial Moves Forward In Harlem

Since the Village of Harlem was founded in 1660, it has served as a major residential and cultural center for communities of African descent. Become a Harlem insider – Sign-Up for Continue Reading →

Harlem African Burial Ground Public Development Meeting In East Harlem

This month, the public will get another opportunity to comment on a proposed 1.1-million-square-foot development that would take up an entire city block in East Harlem. Become a Harlem insider Continue Reading →

East 126th Street Harlem African Burial Ground Memorial Project Open House

Be sure to join the Thursday, September 15th at the Silberman School of Social Work for an Open House on the East 126th Street Harlem African Burial Ground Memorial project Continue Reading →

City Seeks Organization To Operate Memorial Historical African Burial Ground In Harlem

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) in collaboration with the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA) today released a Request for Expressions of Interest (RFEI) to select non-profit art Continue Reading →

With A Promise Of Funding Harlem’s African Burial Ground Enters A New Phase

After a decade of planning and research by Harlemites, an unused bus depot on East 126th Street is being prepared to honor its past state: a burial ground for enslaved Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep. Espaillat And Others Reintroduce The African Burial Ground Act

Members of the New York delegation, led by U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and U.S. Representative Jerrold Nadler, Become a Harlem insider – Sign-Up Continue Reading →

Another Milestone For The African Burial Ground Project In Harlem

City Limits reports that the Economic Development Corporation (EDC)’s proposal to rezone the 126th Street Bus Depot to facilitate the development of an African Burial Ground memorial and a mixed-use Continue Reading →