Harlem Developers, NYCEDC Seeks Proposals To Bring Mixed Income Housing And Open Space

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), in partnership with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), today issued a request for proposals (RFP) for the development of a 58,000 square foot site in Long Island City, Queens. Continue Reading →

Harlem Based CNN Anchor’s Condo Is No Lemon

CNN news anchor Don Lemon continues to sell off condos at a Harlem building on Frederick Douglass Boulevard, where over a period of years the political pundit has owned three apartments spread over two floors. Continue Reading →

Firm Capital Partners With Rhodium On $37M Harlem Portfolio Purchase

The Firm Capital Organization, a private equity shop based in Toronto, joined with Rhodium Capital Advisors to buy a Central Harlem multifamily portfolio for $37 million, or nearly $400 per square foot. Continue Reading →

Orbach Sells Rhree Harlem Rental Buildings

The Orbach Group sold three Harlem walk-up rental buildings with a combined 41 apartments for $21 million, the firm told The Real Deal. Continue Reading →

Upper Manhattan Rents Soared In 2016

Rent prices in upper Manhattan soared between November 2015 and 2016, according to a real estate report released Thursday. Continue Reading →

Small’s Paradise, Harlem, New York, 1930 (Photograph)

An intimate photograph of the entrance of Smalls Paradise (often called Small’s Paradise and Smalls’ Paradise, and not to be confused with Smalls Jazz Club), a nightclub at (on the Chitlin Circuit) 2294½ Seventh Avenue at 135th Street, Harlem, New York, 1930, photograph.
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Affordable Housing, Tech Incubator To Be Built On City-Owned Land In Harlem

A city-owned vacant lot in Central Harlem has been selected for a development project that includes restaurant space, affordable housing units and space for a tech incubator. Continue Reading →

Uptown Harlem Projects From Karim Rashid’s Just-Launched Firm, Kurv Architecture

Interior Design Hall of Fame member Karim Rashid has joined forces with Alex Hughes, AIA, to launch a New York City–based firm called Kurv Architecture. Continue Reading →

Historic Harlem Church Wants To Allow Sale Of Building For $6M To Condo Developer

The plan is to keep the faith — just in a nicer building.

A historic Harlem church wants a judge to let it sell its building to a condo developer in a deal that will allow the house of worship to keep operating on at least three floors of the new space, the Daily News has learned. Continue Reading →

City Proposes Swallowing Inwood Library With Affordable Housing Development

Officials from the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) and the New York Public Library (NYPL) proposed a drastic redevelopment of the Inwood Library into a public-private development featuring affordable housing units stacked on top of a renovated library. Continue Reading →