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.
BRP Companies has filed applications for a seven-story, 39-unit mixed-use c at 847 St. Nicholas Avenue, located on the corner of West 152nd Street in Hamilton Heights in Harlem.
In 1871 Henry Grimm was ahead of the game. He purchased the northwest corner lot at 100th Street and Broadway—then called the Boulevard—and erected a building.
Tomorrow, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez will announce his final decision on whether or not he will vote to grant city landmark status to the historic Loew’s Theatre on 175th Street and Broadway, also known as the “United Palace Cathedral” and the “United Palace for the Arts.”
Preservationists in c celebrated a victory last week when the city Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) voted to create a new 115-building historic district in the neighborhood.
Famed designer Alexander Wang is taking his NYC Fashion Week showcase uptown. An invitation to the event, snagged by fashion magazine Vogue, was short on details but did list an address: 146th Street and Broadway in Harlem, New York.
It has taken more than two years to resolve the bureaucratic quagmire of backlogged buildings at the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission. Considering that some have been in limbo for four decades, it may have seemed like no time at all.
New York Yimby reports that what some consider the largest cathedral in the world is one step closer to being designated a New York City landmark in Harlem, NY.
Commissioner Feniosky Peña-Mora of the New York City Department of Design and Construction (DDC) announced today that three major projects recently completed by DDC in Washington Heights have received a total of six prestigious architecture and engineering awards in the last 12 months.
New York Yimby reports that there is some good news for bus riders on the Upper West Side and in Morningside Heights. More accessible bus stops are in the works for Riverside Drive.
Our friends at Community Board 7 has announced a hearing regarding the proposed penthouse addition to a building at West End Avenue and West 101st Street. Here are the details below:
Last month, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s Hospital (formerly just St. Luke’s) sold off five large, turn-of-the-century buildings in Morningside Heights to Delshah Capital for $111.5 million. Now, the firm has filed plans to convert the elaborate old structures to apartments.
Despite the fact that it’s one of Manattan’s best-known buildings, and lays claim to the title of “the largest cathedral in the world,” the Cathedral of St. John the Divine is not a New York City landmark.
Harlem’s beautiful late Victorian Gothic Revival skyline landmark is the slender steeple of Ephesus Seventh-day Adventist Church on West 123rd Street and Lenox Avenue in central Harlem, New York.
Yesterday, the City Council’s Land Use Committee voted through a contentious bill that would impose deadlines on the Landmarks Preservation Commission and its process of designating historic properties.