Construction Wraps On Retail Complex In Harlem

100-West-125th-Street-in harlem before and afterIn July of 2015, YIMBY brought you a construction update on the the six-story, 202,361-square-foot commercial-retail project being built at 100 West 125th Street, located on the corner of Malcolm X Boulevard (Aka Lenox Avenue), in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Foundation Work Underway On Mixed-Use Building In Harlem

306-West-142nd-StreetIn June of 2015, YIMBY reported on applications for a seven-story, 36-unit mixed-use building at 306 West 142nd Street, in northern Harlem. Continue Reading →

Columbia University’s Three-Story Academic Conference Center

3205-Broadway-777x586Back in October of 2014, YIMBY reported that construction was wrapping up on Columbia University’s nine-story, 450,000-square-foot Jerome L. Greene Science Center at 3229 Broadway, between West 129th and 130th Streets, in the Manhattanville section of Harlem. Continue Reading →

The Goat House, ‘Maltilda The Goat’ And ‘A Harlem Goat’ Poem, 1898

goathouse1898The archival photo above from Harlem+Bespoke was taken in 1898 shows one of the last country houses that still remained in the Morningside Heights area on the northeast corner at West 120th Street and Amsterdam Avenue when signs of rural life still remained in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Rhum Boogie Club, Harlem, 1943 (video)

tumblr_m26oq3poqB1r3z9wzo1_500A Gordon Parks photo from 1943 shows an establishment called Rhum Boogie somewhere in Central Harlem but not much has been written about this actual establishment. Continue Reading →