East Harlem Climbing Gym Opening In Brooklyn

Steep Rock Bouldering, an East Harlem rock climbing gym, has signed a 6,500-square-foot lease at 79 Quay Street in the Greenpoint section of Brooklyn for its first location in the borough and third outlet in New York City, Commercial Observer has learned. 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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Teachers College To Host Historic Reunion And Celebration In Harlem

Alumni of The Modern School, a renowned private school that operated in Harlem’s Sugar Hill district from 1934 to 1999, will gather for “Education and Class in Harlem:  A Historic Overview of The Modern School.” Continue Reading →

Renovated Harlem Townhouse Hits $4.5 million

This Harlem townhouse is one of a kind, thanks to a recent renovation. Located at 363 West 120th Street–just a half block from Morningside Park–the historic property was configured into an owner’s triplex with a rental duplex below. Continue Reading →

Education: The Public Good or The Individual Good? A Talk At Columbia In Harlem (Video)

On Friday, March 24th, 2017, an education policy symposium held in celebration of the 35th anniversary of the NY Education Policy Fellowship Program at Columbia University, In Harlem New York. Continue Reading →

In-kind Space Requests At Columbia University

West Harlem Development Corporation administers in-kind space requests at Columbia University offered to the community through the Community Benefits Agreement.

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ASAP Ferg Donates Painting To Charity Auction

ASAP Ferg juggles the titles rapper-designer-painter with aplomb. He’ll be wearing his painter’s hat, among others, on Saturday night when his large-scale oil painting, introduced at the 2015 Art Basel Miami Beach, is auctioned at the inaugural A$AP Yams commemorative gala. Continue Reading →

Student Sues Columbia University For Mishandling Rape Case

A Columbia University student is suing the school for mishandling two rape cases she reported to the university in 2015. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Columbia Union Vote Upheld By National Labor Relations Board

Despite objections from the Columbia University administration the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled Tuesday to uphold the results of a December election where teaching and graduate assistants at the university voted in favor of forming a union. Continue Reading →

Harlem Elected Mark Levine And Others Hold Trump Tower For Climate Change Teach-In

Invoking a decades-old legal requirement for public access at Trump Tower, dozens of New Yorkers and Harlem’ City Councilman Mark Levine convened inside the skyscraper  today for a climate change teach-in spanning jobs, energy efficiency, and public parks. Continue Reading →