Legal Aid Files Lawsuit Challenging East Harlem Rezoning (More)

The Legal Aid Society filed a lawsuit today in New York County Supreme Court contesting the East Harlem rezoning, which was recently approved by the New York City Council late last year. 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…

Council Approves Harlem African Burial Ground

City Land NYC reports that the Harlem African Burial Ground, affordable housing, and commercial space will replace the 126th Street Bus Depot. 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.…

35-Story Tower Wins Vital Backing In East Harlem

A controversial city plan to rezone much of East Harlem gained a key approval Monday when the City Planning Commission voted to approve the plan, a city spokesman told Patch. 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…

East Harlem rezoning wins City Planning approval

The effort to rezone East Harlem to allow for more building density and low-income housing made a leap forward today, as the City Planning Commission voted to approve the measure. 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…

MBP Brewer Says “No” To East Harlem Rezoning

This morning, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer released her formal recommendation rejecting the de Blasio administration’s East Harlem neighborhood rezoning proposal. 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.…

Uptown Manhattan’s “Stunning Drop” Off A Cliff

It was a sluggish first half of the year for Northern Manhattan’s commercial real estate market, with a stunning drop in sales volume and mixed pricing results. 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…

NYC Mayor Hails Cleanup of 500th Tax Lot In Harlem

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on April 18, 2017 announced environmental remediation has been completed on the 500th tax lot under NYC oversight since his administration began in 2014, achieving 75 percent of his OneNYC cleanup goal 18 months ahead of schedule. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to…

Two Harlem rent-stabilized buildings are due to go condo

A pair of rent-stabilized buildings in Harlem, just a block away from Central Park, are set to be converted to condo buildings, The Real Deal has learned. 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…

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…

East Harlem Tenants Speak Out Against Planned Neighborhood Rezoning

New York Yimby reports that even after Harlem City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito organized two years of community meetings on the future of East Harlem, tenants and activists are lining up to protest the city’s proposed rezoning of 95 blocks in the neighborhood. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe…

In Harlem Building, ‘The City Is The Slumlord’

The floorboards of the apartments at 161 West 140th Street cracked below my feet and I was told many times to watch my step because they were considered unstable. 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…

Harlem Council Speaker Unveils Plan For East Harlem

East Harlem residents wants affordable housing, job growth and open space—but above all, they want a say in the land-use changes coming to their community, according to the East Harlem Neighborhood Plan unveiled Thursday. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to…