‘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 →

Morris Park Historic Luxurious Brownstone For $4,5 Mil

Location, Location, Location! This prime 20-footer at 17 West 120th Street, Harlem, New York is in mint condition, a luxurious Victorian brownstone in a close-knit community on a well-kept, tranquil tree-lined block situated in the heart of the chic Morris Park Historic District. Continue Reading →

Hamilton Heights’ Alexander Hamilton’s ‘The Grange’ Was His Last Home Before the Duel

Like other well-to-do New Yorkers in the late 1700s, Alexander Hamilton and his family moved to Harlem Heights in Upper Manhattan, a rural area with cool breezes that also provided an escape from the yellow fever threat in Lower Manhattan, according to the National Park Service (NPS). Continue Reading →

New Harlem Buildings Offer Affordable Apartments

Affordable housing lotteries launch tomorrow for apartments at not one but two Harlem buildings, which means a grand total of 24 units (it’s something?) will soon be up for grabs. Continue Reading →

$4.1 Millon For A Historical Landmark Gem In Harlem

A fabulous three family home with an amazing garden in the heart of Harlem. Built in 1910 , this townhouse went through a recent renovation in 2006 and was given historical landmark status in 2015. Continue Reading →

Affordable Development Approved In Harlem

On June 27, 2017, Landmarks considered and approved a proposal for a new development on a vacant lot at 841 St. Nicholas Avenue, at the corner of 152nd Street, in the Hamilton Heights/Sugar Hill Northwest Historic District. Continue Reading →

Indian Spring, Amsterdam Avenue At 124th Street, Harlem, NY, 1898

Indian Spring and environs, on the southwest corner of Amsterdam Avenue and W. 124th Street, New York, November 16, 1898.  Continue Reading →

Self-Storage Planned At Hamilton Heights

Atlanta-based self-storage developer Mequity has closed, for $15.6 million, on the acquisition of the seven-story, 40,593-square-foot commercial building at 465 West 150th Street, in Hamilton Heights. Continue Reading →

L+M, Tahl Propp Equities Nab $161M in Financing For Harlem Affordable Housing

L+M Development Partners and Tahl Propp Equities have closed on $161 million in construction financing for Lexington Gardens II, a 100 percent affordable housing project in East Harlem, Commercial Observer can first report. Continue Reading →

Hamilton Grange, Alexander Hamilton’s Home In Harlem

C39574C5-155D-451F-67464DB29EB1DAD8-largeHamilton Grange National Memorial is a National Park Service site in St. Nicholas Park, In Harlem, New York. that preserves the relocated home of U.S. Founding Father Alexander Hamilton. Continue Reading →

Charming Mid-Century Brownstone For Sale In Harlem

Charm remains in this wonderfully modest brownstone house at 130 West 131st Street, built in 1910 in Central Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Soleiman And Parnes Facilitate $3.35 M Sale In Harlem

Besen & Associates has completed the sale of 255 & 257 West 134th St. in the Harlem neighborhood. The property consists of two vacant contiguous three-story single room occupancy buildings located between Frederick Douglass Blvd. and Adam Clayton Powell Blvd. Continue Reading →

Harlem Community Board Rejects Rezoning Plans

Community Board 11 in East Harlem rejected a controversial rezoning proposal amid anxiety over rising rents and displacement. Continue Reading →

Lam Group Taps Colliers To Lease Retail At Victoria Theater In Harlem

Colliers International and its minority business partner, Madison Square Realty, have been named leasing agents for the retail space at the redeveloped Victoria Theater in Harlem. Continue Reading →