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 →

Join The Celebration Of The Of “Reclaiming History, Reinvesting In East Harlem”

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 →

Harlem African Burial Ground Memorial And Mixed-Use Development Approved

Arch Paper reports that while completing work on the Willis Avenue Bridge in East Harlem in the early 2000s, an unexpected discovery was made. Continue Reading →

Statement On Approval Of The 126th Street Harlem African Burial Ground Memorial

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 →

East Harlem African Burial Ground Project Gains Key Approval

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 →

East 126th Street Harlem African Burial Ground Memorial Project Open House

harem african burial groundBe 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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