In Harlem Building, ‘The City Is The Slumlord’

city-is-worse-harlem-landlordThe floorboards of the apartments at 161 West 140th Street cracked below my feet and I was told many times to watch my step because they were considered unstable. Continue Reading →

Harlem Got Game, Now Harlem Ups Its Breakfast Game Once More

new-food-posts-in-harlemThe NY Post reports that Harlem’s independent foodie culture continues to thrive, with two breakfast spots opening early next year: Continue Reading →

From Harlem With Love A Remembrance: Jack Rudin

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From David Dinkins

On December 4th, the world lost one of its finest when Jack Rudin left this earth. Jack was brilliant, generous, and shared his kind heart freely. Besides being one of New York’s most influential business and civic leaders, Jack was my dear friend. Continue Reading →

City Council Approves Affordable Mixed-Use Project In East Harlem

east-harlem-apartmentsThe City Council has voted to approve a 15-story, 400-unit mixed-use development planned at 127 East 107th Street, located on the southern end of East Harlem. Continue Reading →

Zoning At New Heights: Supertalls & the Accidental Skyline In Harlem

e0fcce97-fb09-46f0-afc6-cb573d8f67e1New Yorkers have long had a love-hate relationship with height. And, as the age of the “supertall” tower sets a new precedent for what’s possible, controversies are growing. Continue Reading →

Huge Harlem Development With Affordable Apartments

east-harlem-apartmentsIn October it was revealed that L+M Development Partners along with Tahl Propp Equities were planning a massive, fully-affordable residential project that would span an entire city block in East Harlem. Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito And Others Vote On Legislation To Create An Office Of Crime Victim Services And More

Melissa-Mark-Viverito-IOU_7934Today the New York City Council will vote on creating an Office of Crime Victim Services to provide important resources to relevant individuals in need. Continue Reading →

Apartment Development To Replace Baptist Church In Harlem

deveopment-replace-churchAfter half a century on Lenox Avenue just north of Central Park in Harlem, the Second Canaan Baptist Church will meet the wrecking ball to make way for a new apartment building. Continue Reading →

An Opening Celebration Of Art In Flux At The Leo In Harlem

bohmia-real-estateBohemia Realty Group’s Beth Gittleman, and Jon Goodell, celebrate the successful opening of the Art In Flux curated “Four Flights Up” exhibition at The Leo in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

New Data Disproves The Myth That Affordable Housing Lowers The Value Of Your Home

affordable housing in harlem1The standard argument against affordable housing is pretty simple: It lowers a neighborhood’s home prices. Here’s the thing, though: The data doesn’t support it. Continue Reading →