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 →

Upper Manhattan Real Estate Report 2016 (Mid-Year)

east-harlem sliderThe reports from the desk of Robert Pair, President, at Harlemlofts.com. On the flip is the Upper Manhattan Real Estate Report Mid-Year 2016 Report for Townhouses, Condos, and Rentals.

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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 →

NCLC: Wall St. Peddling Real Estate Product With Racist Roots From Harlem To Hollis

east-harlem sliderA new wave of predatory real estate lending, previously peddled to African-Americans during the 1930s to 1960s, is popping up across the nation as Wall Street investment companies move to profit off foreclosed homes, according to a new report by the National Consumer Law Center (NCLC). Continue Reading →

Throwback Interview With Eugene Giscombe On The Danny Tisdale Show In 2012

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With the passing of Harlem real estate guru Eugene Giscombe, Harlem World Magazine wanted to post an interview with him and Danny Tisdale on The Danny Tisdale Show on Harlem World Radio originally aired on February 24th, 2012.

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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 →

All-Time High NYC Avg Home Sales Price in 2Q 2016

east-harlem sliderThe average sales price of a New York City home (cooperatives, condominiums, and one-to-three-family dwellings) hit $1,018,000 in the second quarter of 2016, a new all-time high since the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY) began tracking home sales data in 2006. Continue Reading →

Development At 320 West 135th Street In Harlem (Update)

320-west-135th-street-777x406Central Harlem is soon going to have one fewer vacant lot. Developer Rafael Santandreu hopes to build a nine-story, mixed-use building at the corner of 135th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue, next to the 135th Street stop on the B and C trains. Continue Reading →