Study Shows That Harlem Is Suffering Again During Bomb-Cyclone

Bitter cold was the theme of the first week of 2018, with more cold New Yorkers from Harlem to Hollis in the past week than in any previous year on record. Continue Reading →

Six-Story Apartment Building Replaces Harlem Vacant Lot

Patch reports that a developer has filed plans with the city Department of Buildings to build a six-story apartment building on a vacant lot in Harlem, according to city records. Continue Reading →

Expanded Plans To Lenox Terrace In Harlem

Today, YIMBY reports on the latest project coming to Harlem, with the reveal for the first rendering (see below) of the massive expansion proposed for Lenox Terrace, which would eventually yield over 1,600 new apartments by the time of full build-out. Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave Faith Hope Consolo Speaks At The Luxury Marketing Council

2018 is looking like another complex year for luxury brands. After two decades when annual economic growth averaging nearly six percent, Goldman Sachs predicted economic growth for 2018 to be up more, but not much more, than 2017’s 2.5 percent. Continue Reading →

Faith Hope Consolo Announces Sale In East Harlem

The Worldwide Leasing Team of Faith Hope Consolo and Arthur Maglio at Douglas Elliman arranged the sale of a 12,000 square foot commercial condo in HAP Investment Developers new development at 2211 Third Avenue, on the Southeast corner of 121st Street. Continue Reading →

Coalition Urges HUD To Maintain Critical Fair Housing Tool From Harlem To Hollywood

Seventy-six national civil rights, faith-based, affordable housing, and other organizations have voiced their strong opposition to the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s headed by Secretary Ben Carson sudden decision to effectively suspend the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) regulation. Continue Reading →

Isaac Kassirer Buying Another Building In Harlem

The Real Deal reports that Isaac Kassirer is continuing his uptown acquisition tear. Continue Reading →

The Studio Museum In Harlem Files Building Plans For New Facility

Patch reports that the Studio Museum in Harlem has filed permits with the city Department of Buildings to move forward with the construction of its new six-story facility on West 125th Street between Lenox and Seventh avenues, according to public records. Continue Reading →

Fight Over East Harlem Playground, Targeted For Rentals, Heats Up

NY Curbed reports that makes a park a park? That’s the question at the center of a lawsuit, filed by several preservation groups (including the Municipal Art Society, New Yorkers for Parks, and Carnegie Hill Neighbors), that aims to stop the rise of a 68-story rental building on East 96th Street. Continue Reading →

“Affordable” Apartments Today In Harlem (Update)

6sqft reports that applications are now being accepted for five affordable units at 517 West 134th Street, in the burgeoning Manhattan neighborhood of West Harlem. Continue Reading →

Super Fi Emporium Opening Second East Harlem Supermarket

Super Fi Emporium is opening its second full-service supermarket in East Harlem, Commercial Observer  has learned, after spending $10 million on a commercial unit yesterday. Continue Reading →

Azimuth Development Plans 30-Unit Building And Church In Central Harlem

The Real Deal reports that Azimuth Development Group is planning a mixed-use building with 30 residential units and a church in Central Harlem. Continue Reading →

Permits Filed For Development In East Harlem

NY Yimby reports that permits have been filed for a two-story commercial building at 308 East 126th Street in East Harlem, Manhattan. Continue Reading →

Developer Closes On $28M Harlem Complex Deal And Demolish Ennis Francis Houses

The Real Deal reports that Abyssinian Development Corp. has finally closed on the $27.8 million sale of the Ennis Francis Houses in Central Harlem, following a protracted legal feud with the buyer. Continue Reading →

Record-Breaking Central Harlem Townhouse Sells For $4.59M

NY Curbed reports that a landmarked 1890 Queen Anne-style townhouse in Central Harlem has set a record for the neighborhood after selling for $4.59 million. Continue Reading →

‘West Harlem’ Tops 2018 Hoods To Watch

NY Curbed reports that in its annual list of NYC neighborhoods to watch out for the following year, StreetEasy has placed West Harlem atop its top 10 list. Continue Reading →

City Council Passes Major Legislation To Create Affordable Housing In Harlem And More

Curbed reports that the New York City Council passed a flurry of bills aimed at creating more affordable housing, and preventing tenant harassment, at its final meeting of the year, on Tuesday. Continue Reading →

Harlem Coffee Shop Signs On At Columbia’s Manhattanville Campus

The Commercial Observer reports that a local Harlem coffee shop plans to open its second location in Columbia University’s new Manhattanville campus, according to a press release from the institution. Continue Reading →

Kassirer Buys More Of Orbach’s Buildings For $62M

The Real Deal reports that Isaac Kassirer is tacking on another batch of the Orbach Group’s buildings to his ever-expanding multifamily holdings in the city. Continue Reading →

Harlem Building And Historic District Under Consideration For Landmark Designation

Today, the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC), unanimously voted in favor of calendaring. Continue Reading →