Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito, Bill Perkins And Council Announce Agreement To Rezone Harlem

New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Council Member Bill Perkins and the New York City Council today announced an agreement to rezone El Barrio/East Harlem and secure investments for many priorities of the East Harlem Neighborhood Plan. Continue Reading →

RFP For The 125th Street Development Local Investment Fund

On behalf of the East 125th Street Development Task Force, Manhattan CB 11 is coordinating the issuance of an RFP for administrative and management services related to the East 125th Street Local Investment Fund (“LIF”). Continue Reading →

Landmark East Harlem Opposes The City Planning Commission’s Vote

Landmark East Harlem (LEH) was formed to give the community of East Harlem an ongoing voice in how our neighborhood is developed and to support development that preserves the unique cultural and historical significance of the neighborhood. Continue Reading →

35-Story Tower Wins Vital Backing In East Harlem

A controversial city plan to rezone much of East Harlem gained a key approval Monday when the City Planning Commission voted to approve the plan, a city spokesman told Patch. Continue Reading →

Community Board 11 Wants You In East Harlem

Our friends at Community Board 11 in East Harlem want you to #GetInvolved in October 2017 for meetings and more!  Continue Reading →

MBP Brewer Says “No” To East Harlem Rezoning

This morning, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer released her formal recommendation rejecting the de Blasio administration’s East Harlem neighborhood rezoning proposal. Continue Reading →

Harlem Community Board Rejects Rezoning Plans

Community Board 11 in East Harlem rejected a controversial rezoning proposal amid anxiety over rising rents and displacement. Continue Reading →

East Harlem Rezoning Plan Rejected By Community Board During Heated Meeting

East Harlem’s Community Board 11 voted Tuesday night to oppose a city rezoning plan for the neighborhood during a heated meeting that featured no public vote, activists taking over the community board stage and a small fight. Continue Reading →

Major Hearing Tuesday On East Harlem Rezoning Backed By East Harlem’s Speaker Mark-Viverito

The Department of City Planning (DCP)’s proposed rezoning of East Harlem has entered the seven-month public review process known as the Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP). Continue Reading →

Affordable East Harlem Units Lottery Opens For Seniors

A lottery for 51 affordable one- and two-bedroom units near East Harlem’s Metropolitan Hospital started accepting applications Wednesday. Continue Reading →

City Officially Launches East Harlem Rezoning Plan

The city Department of Planning is taking the next step in its ambitious, and divisive, plan to rezone East Harlem in the name of spurring housing and economic development in the neighborhood. Continue Reading →

Rental Tower Approved By CB 11 In East Harlem

A 68-story rental tower by real estate investment firm AvalonBay Communities could soon be on the verge of construction in East Harlem. Continue Reading →

Bus Depot Development To Include ‘Deep Affordability’ In East Harlem

The city Economic Development Corporation hasn’t released many details about a planned 1.1-million-square-foot development on the site of a former MTA bus depot in East Harlem, but officials announced this week that 20 percent of the eventual apartment units will be offered at “deeply affordable” rates. Continue Reading →

Lottery Opens For 5 East Harlem Apartments Renting

An affordable housing lottery for 5 newly-constructed, one-bedroom apartments in East Harlem is accepting applications through March 2, 2017. All five units are located in a new building on the corner of Third Avenue and East 117th Street. Continue Reading →

Join A Panel Discussion Regarding The Statue Of J. Marion Sims An “Medical Apartheid” Doctor

East Harlem Preservation invites you to attend an in-studio panel discussion regarding ongoing efforts to remove the statue of Dr. J. Marion Sims from its Fifth Avenue location. Continue Reading →