The history of Harlem is so vast, it could be the city’s sixth borough, but sadly over time, many of its once-notable areas have disappeared, replaced by endless skyscrapers or long forgotten altogether.
NY Curbed reports that the De Blasio administration has made a fair bit of progress in its initiative to create more affordable housing throughout the city.
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.
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.
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.
A community garden on city-owned land in Harlem has been targeted for development, but volunteer gardeners are fighting to save the green space.
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.
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.
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.
At a special meeting Monday morning, the Manhattan Borough Board formally voted to deny its approval to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Zoning for Quality & Affordability (ZQA) and Mandatory Inclusionary Housing (MIH) Zoning proposals unless a range of outstanding major concerns are addressed.
Crains New York reports that when the definitive history of New York’s resurgence is written, one of the pivotal players will be Harlem’s Abyssinian Development Corp., the church-based housing and social-services organization that the Rev. Calvin Butts led to resurrect a neighborhood that once symbolized urban collapse.
A Family Affair Harlem World Magazine helps our readers live their best life and style around the block around the world. Even in Harlem’s earliest years, it was a leader. In that year, Harlem Monthly Magazine wrote in 1893: “…it is evident to the most superficial observer that the centre of fashion, wealth, culture, and…
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.
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.
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.