In a rare move the Landmarks Preservation Commission has filed a lawsuit against the owner of a three-story, red-brick Victorian-style front wooden porches house in Central Harlem’s Astor Row, asking a judge to fine her $5,000 a day until she makes repairs to the dilapidated 133-year-old house.
Harlem Children’s Parade Join us for a 3rd year in taking part in a fun event, the July 4th Harlem Children’s Parade, at Morningside Drive and 115th Street (upper level of Morningside Park). There will be a free yoga demo for kids by Land Yoga at 10:00 am. The parade line-up starts at 10:45 am.…
On a recent NYPL blog post it stated that on June 27, a plaque marking the site of New York City’s main 18th-century slave market was unveiled in Lower Manhattan by Mayor Bill de Blasio.
The Audubon Theatre and Ballroom, generally referred to as the Audubon Ballroom, was a theatre and ballroom located at 3940 Broadway at West 165th Street in the Washington Heights north of Harlem, New York City.
A Harlem holy house is about to get a new life. St. Thomas the Apostle Church on W. 118th St. near St. Nicholas Ave. will be converted into a community arts center, and housing will be built in the church’s school and a nearby vacant lot.
Graham Court is a historic Harlem apartment building. It was commissioned by William Waldorf Astor, designed by the architects Clinton and Russell, and constructed in 1899-1901 as part of the great Harlem real-estate boom.
Since 1809, St. Philip’s Church-through its clergy and congregation, its tradition and service, its goals and dreams has been an institution of major spiritual and civic importance in the Harlem community.
The Mount Morris Bank of New York City was located at the northwest corner of 125th Street and Park Avenue was taken between 1889 and 1899.
A plan to add three-stories to the home of the Charles B. Rangel Center for Public Service at City College has residents crying foul because the public was never made aware of the addition.
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.
Mount Morris Park Historic District was designated a historic district by New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission in 1971. It is a large 16-block area in west central Harlem. The boundaries are West 118th and West 124th Streets, Fifth Avenue, and Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard (Seventh Avenue). “Doctor’s Row” comprises the nearby stretch of…
Sugar Hill is a historic district in the northern part of the Hamilton Heights section of Harlem in the New York City borough of Manhattan.