View Looking West 118th Street At Morningside Drive, West Harlem, NY 1899

Old Harlem meets new Harlem in this rare view of Harlem in transition as this photograph peers between apartments at 419 West 118th Street, in West Harlem, New York, 1899. Continue Reading →

119th Street Gatehouse, West Harlem, NY 1895

The current 119th Street Gatehouse replaced an older gatehouse (ca. 1842) that is located in the middle of the road at Amsterdam Avenue (aka Tenth Avenue) and West 119th Street on what was called “Asylum Ridge.” Continue Reading →

Boy On The Street, Columbus Avenue And 101st Street In Harlem, NY, 1920

It’s 1920 in Harlem, at 140 West 102nd Street, on the south side between Amsterdam and Columbus Avenues and 101st to 102nd Streets, Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

New Renderings Of East Harlem’s Sendero Verde

6sqft reports that Despite Mayor de Blasio’s success meeting his affordable housing goals, East Harlem has fallen behind. Continue Reading →

De-What? 12 Churches From Harlem To Highbridge Are De-consecrated For Sale

NY Curbed reports that the Catholic church has deconsecrated 12 churches in Manhattan and The Bronx, paving the way for their repurposing or sale. Continue Reading →

Development On Frederick Douglass Boulevard In Harlem, NY

Building applications have been filed for a new 7-story structure at the corner of West 146th Street and Frederick Douglass Boulevard, in the upper blocks of Harlem. Continue Reading →

$4.7 Mil Brownstone Townhouse Open House In Harlem

Check out this open house, this Sunday August 6, 2017, from 11 AM to 2 PM, at 224 West 137th Street for a two family triplex over a duplex brownstone townhouse .

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John E. Nail, Harlem Realtor, Organizer And Visionary, 1883 – 1947

John E. (Jack) Nail, 1883 – 1947, was born in New London, Connecticut, and was a successful Harlem, New York realtor. Continue Reading →

Inside Karim Rashid’s Day-Glo East Harlem rental

Curbed NY reports that Karim Rashid’s eye-popping building at 329 Pleasant Avenue in East Harlem has been the subject of much fascination since it was announced back in 2014. Continue Reading →

From Harlem To Hawaii, President Obama’s Hawaii Vacation House For Rent

President Obama, lived in Harlem while attending Columbia University, on December, 2016  was the last Hawaii Christmas vacation for President Obama before he transitions to life as a private citizen. Continue Reading →

East Harlem-El Barrio Community Land Trust Gets Slice Of $1.65M For Homeless

Picture the Homeless has been talking about community land trusts as a tool for helping the homeless for more than a decade. Continue Reading →

What A $18M Investment Purchase Looks Like In Harlem

In the world of mid-market New York City investment sales last week, the Durst Organization picked up two East Harlem lots for $18 million and Bushberg Properties sold a Brooklyn development site for seven times what they paid for it. Continue Reading →

REBNY Reports That NYC Homes Sales Volume Rises From Harlem To Hollis

New York City sales volume for all homes (cooperatives, condominiums, and one-to-three-family dwellings) rose a striking 15 percent to 12,721 in the second quarter of 2017 compared to the second quarter of 2016, according to the Real Estate Board of New York’s (REBNY) Residential Sales Report. Continue Reading →

‘SoHa’ Foe And New Harlem Lawmaker Got The Benjamins From Luxe Condo Firm

Newly elected state Sen. Brian Benjamin has raised hell about the rebranding of South Harlem as “SoHa,” calling it a shameless gentrification tactic. Continue Reading →

Durst Purchases Vacant Lot In Harlem

The Durst Organization is doubling down in Harlem. The company already owns the large vacant site on the west side of Park Avenue between East 124th and East 125th streets, which has long been slated for apartments and is now investing on the eastern blockfront. Continue Reading →