Permits Filed For Development In West Harlem NY

NY Yimby reports that [easyazon_link identifier=”0810939460″ locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]Central Park[/easyazon_link] North doesn’t often see new developments, but now, new building applications have been filed for a vacant site at 145 West [easyazon_link identifier=”B000RKW2MW” locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]110th Street[/easyazon_link], in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Exclusive Reveal Of The Convent Avenue Condos In West Harlem

Back in April of 2015, YIMBY reported on the filing of new building applications for a long-forlorn site at 17 Convent Avenue, on the corner of West 128th Street, in West Harlem. 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 →

West Harlem’s John A. Catsimatidis, 1948 –

John A. Catsimatidis, born September 7, 1948 is a Greek-American billionaire businessman and radio talk show host. Continue Reading →

Hungry Harlem Raccoon Posse Terrorizes Tenants

A gang of food-grubbing raccoons has been terrorizing occupants of a West Harlem building by climbing up and down the fire escape and trying to push through window screens, residents say. Continue Reading →

West Harlem Warehouse Building Up For Sale

Real Estate Weekly reports that One Commercial Realty Services has been retained on an exclusive basis for the sale or lease of 2335 12th Avenue. Continue Reading →

‘Glory Denied’ At Opera At West Harlem Pier

New York Opera Fest keeps rolling this week, this time with a completely new work. Starting on June 2, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. EDT, Opera Upper West is debuting Tom Cipullo’s “Glory Denied,” an opera about Colonel Floyd James Thompson, America’s longest surviving prisoner of war. Continue Reading →

Science Series For Harlem Children Is Columbia’s Legacy Or Payback

The Ivy League school that has expanded its campus into West Harlem is staging what it calls “Saturday Science” — inviting local children to come and learn how the human brain works.

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West Harlem Man Suing Grindr Alleges That 1,100 Men Have Shown Up To Home

It really Grindrs his gears. A West Harlem resident is battling the makers of Grindr, a popular dating app for gay and bisexual men, after saying 1,100 suitors have come to his home and the restaurant where he works looking for a sexual encounter. Continue Reading →

Manhattan DA Invest In Youth From Harlem To Hollis

Frederick Douglass wrote that “it is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.” In those famous words lies the best crime-fighting strategy that a society can have. When we adequately invest in our youth, we prevent crime. Continue Reading →

Indian Spring And Tiemann’s Fountain, Harlem NY – 1915

In his book Springs and Wells of Manhattan and the Bronx (New-York Historical Society, 1938; written in 1916), James Ruel Smith documented several springs in the area near Broadway and 125th Street which were still flowing at the time– between 1890 and 1915.

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