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 →

Harlem African Burial Ground Memorial And Mixed-Use Development Approved

Arch Paper reports that while completing work on the Willis Avenue Bridge in East Harlem in the early 2000s, an unexpected discovery was made. Continue Reading →

Historic Harlem House Once Owned By Bob Dylan For $3.7M

The four-story townhouse at 265 West 139th Street, which just hit the market asking $3.7 million, packs a whole lot of history in its relatively compact frame. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Jackie Robinson Park To Be More Accessible

It will soon be easier to get into Jackie Robinson Park. On Tuesday, the Preservation Commission approved changes that include reopening a long-closed entrance. Continue Reading →

Central Park’s Bernard Family Playground Nears Upgrade In Harlem

The same day the Preservation Commission recently took up major work to be done in and around ’s iconic Belvedere Castle, they also took up changes slated for the . Continue Reading →

Harlem Council Member Levine Leads Approval Of Morningside Heights Historic District

Following a decades long fight to designate the Morningside Heights Historic District, today New York City Council Member Mark Levine declared victory for the community as he voted to approve the designation in the City Council with the unanimous support of his colleagues. Continue Reading →

Affordable Apartment Building Coming To Harlem

has filed applications for a seven-story, 39-unit  c at , located on the corner of West 152nd Street in  in Harlem. Continue Reading →

City Council Approves Landmarks Designation For Harlem YMCA

After sitting in a backlog of applications for decades, Harlem’s historic YMCA building is a step closer to becoming a New York City landmark. Continue Reading →

Ydanis Rodriguez Supports Landmarking Of Loew’s Washington Heights “Treasure”

In 2016, the Preservation Commission designated 40 individual landmarks. Twenty-six of them came from its 95-item backlog. Continue Reading →

CM Rodriguez To Announce Decision On Landmark Designation Of Loew’s Theatre

Tomorrow, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez will announce his final decision on whether or not he will vote to grant city landmark status to the historic Loew’s Theatre on 175th Street and Broadway, also known as the “United Palace Cathedral” and the “United Palace for the Arts.”

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Here’s The 3D Map Of New Morningside Heights Historic District In Harlem

Preservationists in c celebrated a victory last week when the city Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) voted to create a new 115-building historic district in the neighborhood. Continue Reading →

Landmarks Commission To Vote On St. John The Divine, Historic District

The moment many Morningside Heights preservationists have been fighting for has finally arrived. Continue Reading →

Alexander Wang Comes To Harlem For NYC Fashion Week 2017

Famed designer Alexander Wang is taking his NYC Fashion Week showcase uptown. An invitation to the event, snagged by fashion magazine Vogue, was short on details but did list an address: 146th Street and Broadway in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Harlem YMCA Gains Landmarks Designation

harlem-ymcaThe city Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) granted landmarks designation Tuesday to the Harlem YMCA. Continue Reading →

Washington Heights Community Projects Receive Six Major Design Awards in Past Year

the-steps-before-and-after11Commissioner Feniosky Peña-Mora of the New York City Department of Design and Construction (DDC) announced today that three major projects recently completed by DDC in Washington Heights have received a total of six prestigious architecture and engineering awards in the last 12 months. Continue Reading →