Lottery Opens For Affordable Units Across Harlem

Second to the Bronx, Central Harlem has seen perhaps the most new affordable housing opportunities in the city. Continue Reading →

Harlem Minority And Women Business Owners Received Less Than Fair Share (Update)

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On Sunday, December 8th, 2016, Comptroller Scott Stringer hosted a Minority and Women Business Enterprise (MWBE) owned business round table hosted at Cheri Restaurant on Lenox Avenue in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Eugene Giscombe Talks Real Estate On Harlem World Radio (#1)

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On Friday, August 12th, high top the historic Hotel Theresa, on 125th Street, Harlem World Magazine Radio Podcast host Danny Tisdale set down and spoke to longtime Harlemite, one time chair of the Community Board #10, and the 125th Street BID (Business Improvement District), avid big game hunter and real estate veteran Eugene Giscombe. Continue Reading →

Apply For 53 Affordable Units in Historic Harlem Now!

Strivers-Plaza-The lottery is open for 53 brand new affordable units at 275 West 140th Street in central Harlem. The building, dubbed Strivers Plaza in reference to its proximity to the nearby historic homes of Striver’s Row, is an eight-story structure designed by affordable housing gurus Aufgang Architects. Continue Reading →

The ‘Mayor Of 125th Street’ In Harlem Eugene Giscombe Passes

CCCADI Honoree Eugene Giscombe with President and Founder of CCCADI DrEugene Giscombe, the founder, president and chief executive of the Harlem commercial real estate firm, Giscombe Realty Group, died on Sunday (July 10) at the age of 76. Continue Reading →

Stay In Harlem For The Go Africa Harlem 2016 Street Festival In “Little Africa”

South_Africa_Johannesburg_cultural_dance_festival_5526880f20fb4465bcf3eeecd8b165beWhen you need a break from the Harlem Book Fair, head down to the first annual Go Africa Harlem 2016 Street Festival, with African food, dance, music, clothing and more from Harlem to Harare on Saturday, July 16, 2016, on 116th Street in “Little Africa” Harlem. Continue Reading →

Rent In Harlem Randolph Houses As Low as $788/Month

randolph-houses-HarlemBrick Underground reports that applications opened today for affordable rentals in Harlem’s historic—and newly refurbished—Randolph Houses at 114th Street, all of them asking less than $850 a month. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s CB 10 Rejects Bradhurst Plaza

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It was loud. It was messy. And in the end, Harlem’s Community Board 10 decided against turning a short section of Macombs Place in Harlem into a car-free public space. Continue Reading →

Dining With Miss Lil: BMA 1st Annual Awards Reception

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Growing up in the Hamilton Heights section of Harlem in the 1960s and 1970s, I don’t recall any vacant commercial real estate spaces on Amsterdam Avenue, Broadway, Convent Avenue or St. Nicholas Avenue from like 135th Street up to 155th Street.  Continue Reading →

Harlem Torn About Expanding Bus-Only Lanes

extralargeHarlem is torn between the Department of Transportation’s plan to expand bus-only lanes on 125th Street west to Morningside Avenue. Continue Reading →