Another Milestone For The African Burial Ground Project In Harlem

City Limits reports that the Economic Development Corporation (EDC)’s proposal to rezone the 126th Street Bus Depot to facilitate the development of an African Burial Ground memorial and a mixed-use development with housing was approved unanimously by the City Planning Commission on Wednesday. Continue Reading →

City Unveils Updated Inwood Rezoning Plan

Almost one full year after being booed out of a meeting, the city Economic Development Corporation returned to Community Board 12 Thursday night to present an updated proposal to rezone Inwood both east and west of 10th Avenue. Continue Reading →

Uptown Rezoning Could Increase Affordable Housing

The city has released its plan to rezone Inwood, the third New York City neighborhood targeted under Mayor de Blasio’s initiative to build and preserve 210,000 units of affordable housing by 2020. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Wants To Hire Someone For The Coolest Job From Harlem To Hollis

NY Daily News reports that club kids, barflies and punk rockers, it’s time to brush off your resumes and start working for the man. 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 →

East Harlem Community Board To Review Three Major Real Estate Developments

Land use applications for three major East Harlem development projects will be reviewed Wednesday by the Community Board 11 land use, landmarks and planning committee. Continue Reading →

Rumble In The East Harlem Real Estate Jungle

East-Harlem-Media-Entertainment-Cultural-Center-TOPA Manhattan judge dismissed several counterclaims by a group of East Harlem businesses against the city’s eminent domain plans for the neighborhood, setting up a hearing next month that could lead to a long appeals process. Continue Reading →