Metropolitan Hook And Ladder Co. No. 14, Harlem 1867

Metropolitan-Hook-and-Ladder-Company-No 14 in harlem1We always love the discovery of Harlem’s rich history. Here’s a vintage photograph of the Metropolitan Hook and Ladder Company No. 14, on the dirt 125th street, between Third and Fourth Avenues in Harlem, New York, 1867.

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Harlem Church Purchased By Brooklyn Landlord For $29M

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The Real Deal Reports that Brooklyn landlord Haim Nortman has scooped up a Harlem church for $28.5 million. Continue Reading →

City Councilman Leads Protests In Inwood Against Rezoning

east-harlem sliderCouncilman Ydanis Rodriguez has made the decision to not support the proposed rezoning of Inwood that would allow for a 15-story residential building in a low-rise neighborhood, reports POLITICO. Continue Reading →

Cut Out Building At 3 West 128th Street, Coming To Harlem

3-west-128th-streetSmall and large developments are filling in the vacant lots that once pockmarked the neighborhood, and today we have a look at one coming to 3 West 128th Street, between Fifth Avenue and Malcolm X Boulevard. Continue Reading →

Horse & Wagons, Lenox And 126th Street Harlem NY 1901

lenox-126th-street-horse-wagons-lined-the-streets-in-harlem-ny-1901-241It’s the winter of 1901, on a sunny Harlem day, with bare trees at Lenox Avenue and 126th Street with horses and wagons lined the street in New York.

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Tahl Propp $135 Million Partnership To Preserve Affordable Housing in Harlem

east-harlem sliderMayor Bill de Blasio, the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), New York City Housing Development Corporation (HDC), the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), today join Tahl Propp Equities (TPE), Bellwether Enterprise Real Estate Capital LLC (Bellwether Enterprise) and Enterprise Community Investment Inc.  Continue Reading →

Huge 103-Condo Building will Rises Near In Harlem

Screen Shot 2016-08-01 at 12.35.18 PMJust a block away from the Harlem River by 150th Street, developers have now planned a seven-story building that will bring 103 condos to the neighborhood, The Real Deal reports. Continue Reading →

Harlem Fire Destroys Old Movie Theater Near Famed Apollo

theater in harlemA fire erupted early Thursday in an old movie theater on W. 125th St. in Harlem, steps away from the famed Apollo Theater, officials said. Continue Reading →

Harlem Landlord Charged For Gutting Building With Family Inside

article-slumlord-0726It was an eviction by demolition. An East Harlem landlord, a building manager and a contractor have been accused of gut renovating a building while a family of seven — including five young kids — were still living inside, authorities said Tuesday. Continue Reading →

St. Luke’s Hospital Buildings To Become Apartments

401-west-113th-street-in harlemLast month, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s Hospital (formerly just St. Luke’s) sold off five large, turn-of-the-century buildings in Morningside Heights to Delshah Capital for $111.5 million. Now, the firm has filed plans to convert the elaborate old structures to apartments. Continue Reading →