With A Promise Of Funding Harlem’s African Burial Ground Enters A New Phase

After a decade of planning and research by Harlemites, an unused bus depot on East 126th Street is being prepared to honor its past state: a burial ground for enslaved and free African people. Continue Reading →

New York City Invests $75M More In East River Esplanade Fixes In East Harlem

New York City is dedicating an addition $75 million to complete and repair sections of the East River Esplanade in Harlem, the Upper East Side and Midtown, parks officials announced Thursday. Continue Reading →

The Circle Completes Itself As Councilman Endorses West Harlem Ferry Landing

At the turn of the 19th century, Harlem’s 125th Street Ferry And Station was a 24hour hub. Now a city councilman representing Harlem and the Upper West Side is calling on the city to extend ferry service to Manhattan’s west side. Continue Reading →

Inwood Rezoning Will Begin Land Use Review Process January 16, 2018

In less than a week, the city’s proposed rezoning of Inwood will enter into the Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP), the months-long city review process that will determine if the rezoning can move forward. Continue Reading →

Mayor De Blasio And MBP Brewer At City Resource Fair In Harlem

On Wednesday, September 27, 2017, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer will host a during City Hall in Your Borough week. Continue Reading →

Another Milestone For The African Burial Ground Project In Harlem

City Limits reports that the Economic Development Corporation (EDC)’s proposal to rezone the 126th Street Bus Depot to facilitate the development of an African Burial Ground memorial and a mixed-use development with housing was approved unanimously by the City Planning Commission on Wednesday. Continue Reading →

Uptown Rezoning Could Increase Affordable Housing

The city has released its plan to rezone Inwood, the third New York City neighborhood targeted under Mayor de Blasio’s initiative to build and preserve 210,000 units of affordable housing by 2020. Continue Reading →