The Harlem Fire Watchtower, Once A Firefighter’s Lookout, Is Restored As A Landmark

In the 1800s, firefighters in New York City watched over their communities perched from cast-iron Watchtowers that dotted the metro, and rang bells in those towers to alert nearby fire companies. Continue Reading →

“The Bacchae” Free Summer Theater With The Classical Theatre Of Harlem

The Classical Theatre of Harlem (Ty Jones, Producing Artistic Director) presents “The Bacchae” inspired by Bryan Doerries’ new version of Euripides’ classic Greek tragedy. Continue Reading →

Facebook, NYC Parks, And Publicolor Reimagine Marcus Garvey Park Basketball Court

Facebook’s Artist in Residence (AIR) Program is giving the Marcus Garvey Park basketball court in Harlem a makeover thanks to a partnership with NYC Parks and the help of students from Publicolor.
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HCCI And Others Close On New 100% Affordable Senior Victory Plaza In Harlem

Camber Property Group, Harlem Congregations for Community Improvement, Inc. (HCCI), NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) and NYC Housing Development Corporation (HDC) today closed on construction financing to build Victory Plaza, a 136-unit, 100 percent affordable building for seniors. Continue Reading →