Legendary Harlem Muralist “Franco The Great” Celebrated Gate Art Works New Home At East River Plaza

The Blumenfeld Development Group LTD (BDG) and Brookfield Properties, on behalf of East River Plaza, in partnership with Save the Gates of Harlem celebrated Franco “Franco the Great” Gaskin.

Second Ave Subway Could Bring New Opportunities For East 125th Street In Harlem

Beginning in September 2017, WE ACT for Environmental Justice organized a growing coalition of more than 40 local community groups, New York City departments and agencies, and elected officials

Mayor de Blasio Announces Winners Of 36th Annual Awards For Excellence In Design From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen, Public Design Commission President Signe Nielsen, and Executive Director of the Commission Justin Garrett Moore, today announced the winners of the 36th Continue Reading →

L+M Picks Up Hamilton Heights Complex

L+M Development Partners dished out $43 million for Dunwell Apartments, a 183-unit Section 8 apartment complex in Hamilton Heights in Harlem, the developer told The Real Deal.

Nonprofit Files Suit To Stop L+M From Buying East Harlem building

East Harlem Housing nonprofit Nuevo El Barrio is suing in an effort to stop L+M Development Partners from buying a 135-unit rental building on Madison Avenue, claiming it should have Continue Reading →

From Harlem To Hollis, NYPD To Wake Napping Riders

On late-night and early-morning subway rides, it’s common to see passengers dozing off (or passing out) on the way home. But New York City’s police commissioner is sounding the alarm.

Harlem History

The original settlers of Harlem were the Wecksquaesgeek Indians, who raised corn and tobacco, and called their land Quinnahung, or Planting Neck. The Weckquaesgeek tribe, was a subset of the Continue Reading →