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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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 →

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 →

Landmarks Preservation Commission Launches NYC Archaeological Repository

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New York Yimby posted an interesting article about what happening on Wednesday, October 6th, 2016, the Landmarks Preservation Commission consolidated its collection of historic artifacts from Harlem to Hollis and launched the NYC Archaeological Repository at the Nan A. Rothschild Research Center in Midtown. Continue Reading →

Riverside Drive Gets More Accessible Bus Stops In Harlem

riversidebusstops_20160913_104thstreet-777x461New York Yimby reports that there is some good news for bus riders on the Upper West Side and in Morningside Heights. More accessible bus stops are in the works for Riverside Drive. Continue Reading →

Community Board 7 Announces The Proposed Penthouse In Harlem

west harlem at 101th street in harlemOur friends at Community Board 7 has announced a hearing regarding the proposed penthouse addition to a building at West End Avenue and West 101st Street. Here are the details below: Continue Reading →