It’s Museum Time, Maya Angelou’s Childhood Home For Sale At $159,000

Today, News Max reports that Maya Angelou’s childhood home is up for sale in St. Louis, Missouri. Continue Reading →

A Historic Stunning Mansion In Hamilton Terrace Enclave $5.5M

A stunner of a home in Hamilton Heights just hit the market with a $5.5 million price tag, making it the most expensive single-family home for sale in the neighborhood. Continue Reading →

Residents Frustrated With HPD’s Nine-Year Renovation Delay In Harlem

The NY Post reports that the city has spent more than $1 million subsidizing the rents of a dozen tenants it forced from a century-old Manhattan apartment building it promised to renovate in 2008. Continue Reading →

Downes Boulevard Hotel At Broadway And 103 Street, Harlem, New York 1890s

A atmospheric photograph looking down in front of the Downes Boulevard Hotel built some time after the Civil War was located at Bloomingdale Road later the Boulevard, finally becoming Broadway and West 103rd Street in the then called Bloomingdale neighborhood in West Harlem 1890’s. Continue Reading →

‘Little Coney Island’ On West 110th Street, Harlem, New York 1890’s (Updated)

For a short period, perhaps less than five years, West 110th Street became an entertainment district known as “Little Coney Island,” 1890’s in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

Samuel Gamble Bayne Homes, Harlem, New York 1894

db0dd00b5ca4d0a90f8d4fd8b77758e1Two magnificent Harlem homes (left, 360 Riverside Drive, right, 355 Riverside Drive corner of 108th to 110th Streets). Continue Reading →

The Foster Mansion, Harlem, New York, 1887-1922

The 102-103rd Street Block Association reports that the Foster Mansion sat on the northeast corner of Riverside Drive and West 102nd Street prior to the construction of what is now 300 Riverside Drive, Harlem, New York, 1887-1922. Continue Reading →

Development Project Filed At 407 Lenox Avenue In Harlem

has filed applications for a 10-story, 79-unit project at , located on the corner of West 131st Street in . Continue Reading →

Meridian Capital Lends A Hand In Central Harlem

Meridian Capital Group has arranged $125 million in balance sheet and mezzanine financing for 100 W. 125th St. in Harlem, a six-story, 200,000-square-foot retail property. Continue Reading →

NYCHA Embraces Private Development To Fight ‘Financial Death Spiral’

In the face of at least $35 million in federal funding cuts for 2017—what Bronx Council Member Ritchie Torres described Monday as a “financial death spiral”—New York City Housing Authority Chair Shola Olatoye insisted that NYCHA now has no choice but to fully embrace NextGeneration Neighborhoods. Continue Reading →