Landmarks Commission Approves Riverside Park Skate Upgrade In Upper Manhattan

RiversideSkateParkNew York Yimby reported that the Skateboarders in Upper Manhattan are in for a new experience. On Tuesday, the Landmarks Preservation gave its blessing to a proposal to upgrade the 20-year-old skate park in Riverside Park. Continue Reading →

$4.8M For Hamilton Heights’s Most Expensive Townhouse

harlem brown stoneAn over 100-year-old, five-story townhouse in Hamilton Heights is now on the market asking $4.795 million, making it the most expensive house in the neighborhood, the New York Post reports. Continue Reading →

Development At 1516 Park Avenue In East Harlem

1516-Park-Ave in east harlem1East Harlem may be experiencing a renaissance, but the stretch of Park Avenue covered by the elevated Metro-North Railroad tracks remains inhospitable and littered with vacant lots. Continue Reading →

Cathedral Of St. John The Divine To Become A Landmark

Cathedral_of_StDespite the fact that it’s one of Manattan’s best-known buildings, and lays claim to the title of “the largest cathedral in the world,” the Cathedral of St. John the Divine is not a New York City landmark. Continue Reading →

Ephesus Seventh-Day Adventist Church Harlem, NY 1890’s

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Harlem’s beautiful late Victorian Gothic Revival skyline landmark is the slender steeple of Ephesus Seventh-day Adventist Church on West 123rd Street and Lenox Avenue in central Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

New York Isn’t Telling Tenants They May Be Protected From Big Rent Hikes From Harlem To Hollis

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By Cezary Podkul

In February of 2015, Lilian Piedra received a letter with devastating news: Her landlord was jacking up the rent for her four-bedroom apartment in Manhattan’s Washington Heights from $2,100 a month to $3,500. Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave Pharrell Williams’ Miami Penthouse Sells For $9.2 Mil

Pharrell Williams house1Pharrell Williams has every reason to be Happy after working with Harlem’s Teddy Riley, Kelis, and many more, and now finally selling his Miami Brickell Avenue penthouse to a New Jersey businessman.   Continue Reading →

HPD Reminds Property Owners To Register Properties With The City

affordable housing in harlem1New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) Commissioner Vicki Been reminds property owners and managing agents of multifamily residential buildings and certain one- and two- family homes of their obligation to annually register their properties with HPD. Continue Reading →

Eight-Story, Building Tops Out At 70 West 139th Street In Harlem

70-West-139th-Street-777x583The eight-story, 64-unit mixed-use building under development by Harlen Housing Associates at 70 West 139th Street, in Harlem, has now topped out and is receiving its façade.  Continue Reading →

Landmarks Designates Two More Backlog Sites In Harlem

landmark churchs in harlemOn Tuesday, June 28th, 2016, the Landmarks Preservation Commission took another step towards clearing its formerly 95-item backlog of sites calendared pre-2010. Continue Reading →