Yeshiva University P.S. 189 President Rabbi Dr. Ari Berman and New York State Assemblywoman Carmen De La Rosa

On April 20, 2018, Yeshiva University students were joined by YU President Rabbi Dr. Ari Berman and New York State Assemblywoman Carmen De La Rosa as they led an educational science module for fourth grade students at P.S. 189. Continue Reading →

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The Fortune Society Kicks Off Rooftop Gardening Season In West Harlem

Patch reports that on Tuesday, April 3, 2018, The Fortune Society  kicked off its 2018 Rooftop Horticulture Program for formerly incarcerated and formerly homeless clients as well as for families who live at Castle Gardens – Fortune’s supportive permanent housing on West 140th Street in West Harlem. Continue Reading →

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Join The Annual Meeting Of The West 102nd & 103rd Streets Block Association In Harlem

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On Thursday, March 22 at 7 p.m. at the Master (310 Riverside Drive at West 103rd Street), you are invited to the Block Association’s Annual Meeting.  Continue Reading →

Sexual Harassment Hearing In NYC With Uptowns Helen Rosenthal

This Wednesday, February 28th, 2018, the City Council’s Committee on Women will convene its first hearing of the new term where they will shine a light on sexual harassment within the City’s municipal workforce of over 330,000, and in the private sector as well. Continue Reading →

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Amsterdam Avenue And 120th Street, West Harlem New York 1910 (Photographs)

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Here are two great photographs taken between these Harlem country farm style homes, and the apartments and brownstones of the Harlem Renaissance of the 20th century. Continue Reading →

Actress, William Randolph Hearst Lover And Harlemite Marion Davies,1897 – 1961

Marion Cecilia Davies (née Douras, January 3, 1897 – September 22, 1961) was an American film actress, producer, screenwriter, and philanthropist. Continue Reading →

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Former Harlem Resident, President Obama Is First Guest On New David Letterman Show

We love writing about President Obama since he lived and worked in Harlem while attending Columbia University in West Harlem. Anyway, Essence writes that David Letterman is coming back to TV and he has tapped former President Obama to be his first guest.
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“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 →

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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 →

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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 →

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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 →

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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 →

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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 →

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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 →

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