Harlem’s Renaissance Ballroom-Replacing Condo Debuts Next Month

Curbed reports that the condo building that will replace Harlem’s historic Renaissance Ballroom and Casino is now less than a month from launching sales. Continue Reading →


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Developer Closes On $28M Harlem Complex Deal And Demolish Ennis Francis Houses

The Real Deal reports that Abyssinian Development Corp. has finally closed on the $27.8 million sale of the Ennis Francis Houses in Central Harlem, following a protracted legal feud with the buyer. Continue Reading →


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Michael Henry Adams Saves Harlem Now (audio)

By Albert Trotman

Easter Sunday April 5, 2015. Historian Michael Henry Adams stands across the street from the almost completely demolished Renaissance Ballroom and Casino at West 138th Street and Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →


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The Renaissance Theater And Casino, Harlem NY, 1923

the renaissance ballron in harlem

If one walks along Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Boulevard (aka Seventh Avenue) in Harlem today, they will see, for the first time in over 90 years, a vacant lot on the east side of the thoroughfare between West 137th and West 138th Streets. Continue Reading →


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