New NYC Buses Have Wi-Fi But No Tech To Avoid Those On Foot

2-newnycbusesh sliderThere are some nifty features on New York City’s sleek new fleet of more than 2,000 buses, the first of which began hitting the streets this past week. Continue Reading →

The Most Expensive Home In Harlem $5.4 Mil

harlem real estate1The Most Expensive Home In Harlem is this wonderful 1968 square foot condo home right in the heart of central Harlem, New York.
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Hotel And Offices At 2420 Amsterdam Avenue, Washington Heights

2420-amsterdam-avenue-777x489Youngwoo and Associates is planning an ambitious commercial project on the eastern edge of Washington Heights. Yesterday, the firm filed plans to develop a two-tower, 18-story hotel and office building at 2420 Amsterdam Avenue, next to the Harlem River Drive and Highbridge Park. Continue Reading →

Slowing Global Economy, Retailer Caution Result in Rising Real Estate Availability

east-harlem sliderFollowing the headline, record rent prices and robust growth from Harlem to Hollis that dominated the retail market in 2015, the impact of 2016’s slowing global economy, year to date, triggered a natural adjustment in the Manhattan retail real estate market in Spring 2016. Continue Reading →

Brewer, Levine And Chin Call For Transparency In Deed Restriction Revelation In Harlem

brewe levine chinBorough President Gale A. Brewer, Council Member Mark Levine, and Council Member Margaret Chin jointly issued the following statement: Continue Reading →

Harlem Site Purchased For $875K After Deed Restriction Lifted

Meredith-Marshall-841-St.-Nicholas-AvenueBRP Companies recently purchased a Harlem development site just a few months after the city agreed to lift a deed restriction at the property, raising questions similar to those swirling around the recent sale of 45 Rivington Street, known as Rivington House. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Baseball Legend Jackie Robinson’s Former Brownstone $2.9M

jackie1This gorgeous Bedford-Stuyvesant house comes with a serious pedigree, the brownstone was once home to sports icon and color-barrier-breaker Jackie Robinson, who played for the Brooklyn Dodgers from 1947 to 1956 and in the 1960s, he helped establish the Freedom National Bank, an African-American-owned financial institution based in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave Prince’s Spanish Villa In Spain

prince's spanish home1Possessed with the need for freedom, multi-skilled musician and recording artist Prince Rogers Nelson, broke through barriers and convention in the music industry so he could be free to do it his way. Continue Reading →

A Secret Sanctuary Reopens To The Public In Central Park

CENTRALPARKA long closed, and little know section of Central Park has reopened to the public, the New York Times reports. Known as the Hallett Nature Sanctuary, this four-acre section that wraps around the Pond at the southeast corner of the park, was largely overlooked and overrun by weeds starting in the 1930s. Continue Reading →

Apartment Building Planned To Replace Harlem Church

harlem-baptist-temple-church befo afterNew York Yimby reports that when a New York City church can’t afford to repair its own building, it’s only a matter of time until it ends up in the hands of real estate developers. Continue Reading →