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 →

Harlem Rep. Espaillat Calls On NYC To Immediately Test For Legionnaires Disease

Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) released the following statement demanding immediate testing of all NYCHA buildings throughout New York City after eight newly reported cases of Legionnaires’ disease. Continue Reading →

LED Safety Lights Installed At Saint Nicholas Houses In Harlem

alb_201611020196-1478197086-4904The New York City Housing Authority celebrated the completion of a $2.5 million project to upgrade the lighting system at Harlem’s Saint Nicholas Houses. Continue Reading →

Youth Bridge Intergenerational Divide Through New Mural In Harlem

135129f7-d7d3-4cb6-8c74-09175256ad2bIn Harlem, a team of young artists engaged local elders through the creation of a mural that has transformed the entrance to the Saint Nicholas Houses Senior Citizens Center. Continue Reading →

Saint Nicholas Houses Youth Artists Dedicate Mural In Harlem

harlem projects nuralGroundswell, the Office of Council Member Ritchie Torres, and the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) will unveil the first two murals of a series of three at the Saint Nicholas Houses today Thursday, June 23 at 4:00 PM EST, as part of a major one-year initiative entitled “Public Art / Public Housing.” Continue Reading →

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