Harlem NYCHA Public Complexes And Repairs To Transition To Private Management

Two Harlem public housing developments operated by the New York City Housing Authority will be transitioned to private management in an effort to secure needed repairs at the buildings, city officials announced this week. Continue Reading →

NYCHA Will X-Ray For Lead Paint At 135,000 Apartments From Harlem To Hollis

The embattled New York City Housing Authority has launched a new effort to identify apartments contaminated with lead paint using X-ray devices that can detect the metal through multiple layers of paint. Continue Reading →

When Frank Lloyd Wright Comes To Harlem

City Lab reports that a wooden panel designed to accompany Frank Lloyd Wright’s Broadacre City model declares that students of his proposed utopia must read Jesus, Voltaire, and Walt Whitman, among others, to truly understand the architect’s ideas for a new way of American living. Continue Reading →

3 Big Problems Plague Harlem River Houses

Brittany Hunter lives inside the Harlem River Houses and says there are so many problems in her building — and they start at the front door. Continue Reading →

Harlem River Houses Public Library Branch Tabbed For Expansion

screen_shot_2016-10-27_at_13617_pm-1477589814-8710The Macomb’s Bridge branch of the New York Public Library — located within the Harlem River Houses — has about a fourth as much seating space as a subway car. Continue Reading →

Child Injured When Car Crashes Into Scaffolding In Harlem

harlem scaffolding collapse two in one2A child was injured and several others were hurt, when a livery car crashed into scaffolding in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

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