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 →
On Wednesday, May 15, Council Member Diana Ayala and the Harlem African Burial Ground Task Force in partnership with New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA), will celebrate the opening of “Reclaiming History, Reinvesting in East Harlem”. Continue Reading →
Statement on the Approval of the 126th Street Harlem African Burial Ground Memorial and Mixed-Use Project by the City Council Planning Subcommittee: Continue Reading →
A city project to construct a massive mixed-use development on the site of a former bus depot in East Harlem has been approved by the City Planning Commission, making it one step away from completing the public review process. Continue Reading →
Be sure to join the Thursday, September 15th at the Silberman School of Social Work for an Open House on the East 126th Street Harlem African Burial Ground Memorial project ! Continue Reading →
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