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. Continue Reading →

Join The Celebration Of Harlem’s Franco The Great’s Harlem Gates In Harlem

Blumenfeld Development Group, Ltd. (BDG) and Brookfield, on behalf of East River Plaza, in partnership with the Save the Gates of Harlem will come together with the Harlem community to celebrate icon Franco “Franco the Great” Gaskin’s gate murals. Continue Reading →

East Harlem Target Shopping Cart Attack Left Woman Incapable Of Physical Intimacy

Patch reports that an Upper West Side philanthropist left brain-damaged when a shopping cart was dropped on her in East River Plaza mall is a “shadow of her former self,” rendered incapable of physical intimacy, the woman’s lawyer said.

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Harlem’s UMEZ Announces Ken Knuckles To Retire After 15 Years Leading The Organization

The Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone (UMEZ) today announced that the organization’s longtime President and Chief Executive Officer, Kenneth J. Knuckles, will step down in June after 15 years of service to begin his retirement. Continue Reading →

The New Colorful HAP(PY) Tower In East Harlem

Architectural Digest reports that forget millennial pink: Architect Karim Rashid looked to good old-fashioned magenta in his latest project, the HAP tower in East Harlem. Continue Reading →

UC Funds And HAP Partner On State-of-the-Art Apartment Building In East Harlem

UC Funds, a vertically-integrated commercial real estate specialty finance firm, and HAP Investment Developers announced today the grand opening of 329 Pleasant Avenue, an eight-story, luxury apartment complex in East Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

East Harlem Building Boom Continues

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Although permits were filed for this eight-story apartment building in East Harlem way back in 2007, the project has just started to rise out of the recession gutter.

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