A great photo-post card of the original Victorian homes of the St. Walburga Convent and School from the first half of the turn of the 20th century at 139th Street and (630) Riverside Drive, in Harlem, pre-1904.
A Manhattan judge dismissed several counterclaims by a group of East Harlem businesses against the city’s eminent domain plans for the neighborhood, setting up a hearing next month that could lead to a long appeals process. Continue Reading →
For over a century New York City from Harlem to Hollis, the most expensive city in the nation, has also been a leading provider of affordable housing and a laboratory for innovative housing initiatives. Continue Reading →
In a rare move the Landmarks Preservation Commission has filed a lawsuit against the owner of a three-story, red-brick Victorian-style front wooden porches house in Central Harlem’s Astor Row, asking a judge to fine her $5,000 a day until she makes repairs to the dilapidated 133-year-old house. Continue Reading →