Most Expensive Home In Harlem: $4.8 Mil Mount Morris Park Brownstone

ISlqa8pjjudw4w000000000029 Mount Morris Park W, New York, NY 10027 – $4,850,000

This authentic brownstone which was built in 1909 and is replete with old world charm. This property offers the style and extraordinary proportions of an over-sized property for the area.

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Micro-Unit Buildings, Coming To A Harlem Lot Near You (video)

micro home.jpgSomething is happening in New York City, last month, we wrote about Micro Apartments Are On There Way To Harlem, and it was only a few weeks ago that nArchitects unveiled a video (below) showing off the units at the firm’s micro-units at 335 East 27th Street, better known as the My Micro NY building.

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City Moves To Speed Evictions From NYCHA

nycha housesThe mayor is moving to tackle criminal activity in NYCHA developments from Harlem to Hollis.According to the Daily News, Mayor Bill de Blasio will institute policies to speed the eviction of of those with criminal records living at New York City Housing Authority complexes.

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Harlem Council Members Levine, Rodriguez And Others Get Legal With Illegal Hotels

levine and rodriquez in harlem1On Friday, October 30 the City Council Committee on Housing and Buildings held a hearing on a package of legislative proposals aimed at strengthening New York City’s enforcement against illegal hotels. Continue Reading →

HCCI Hosts the Harlem Home Expo

Buildings-Harlem 042On Saturday, October 3, 2015 more than 150 people attended Harlem Congregations for Community Improvement’s Harlem Home Expo on Saturday, October 3 at the Adam Clayton Powell State Office Building in Harlem USA.

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Affordable New York: A Housing Legacy (video)

Affordable_NY_hero from harlem to holliThese days, when New Yorkers of all stripes are having a hard time finding a place to live that fits in their budgets, the City Museum is shining a lens on the City’s long history of affordable housing activism from Harlem to Hollis.  Continue Reading →

In Harlem Comptroller Stringer Announces Audit Of NYCHA Repairs

a51bcc61-163b-4580-a171-7f0402da6b0cOn Monday, July 13, 2015 at 1:00 PM, NYC Comptroller Scott M. Stringer, hosted a brief press conference on the corner of 125th Street and Amsterdam in Harlem to announce that his audit will reveal tens of thousands of backlogged repairs from Harlem to Hollis at NYCHA. 

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Man Fatally Shot in East River Houses

east harlem housesA 22-year-old bicycle enthusiast was fatally shot in the chest and arm in the East River Houses Monday night, police said. Continue Reading →

Harlem Art Collective Tries to Better Community With Airbnb


Airbnb isn’t all bad. Actually, when the site is used as it was intended, it can be pretty cool. Case in point, an artist collective in East Harlem is utilizing the site to rent out two rooms in its five-bedroom apartment and uses a portion of the proceeds to fund free art workshops for area residents, DNAinfo reports.

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Harlem/Uptown Electeds Hold Tenants Rights Press Conference

rent law confernceWith rent laws set to expire Monday; Harlem electeds State Senator Adriano Espaillat, the Ranking Member of the Senate’s Housing Committee, Councilman Mark Levine, Co-Chair of the City Council’s Affordable Housing Preservation Task Force, and Councilman Ydanis Rodríguez, held a press conference.

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