From Weekquaeskeek To Point Of Rocks, St. Nicholas Avenue’s Amazing History

Untappedcities.com reports that St. Nicholas Avenue that extends north-south from 111th Street to 193rd Street,  St. Nicholas Avenue is, of course, named after  that Saint Nicholas, 4th century saint, Greek bishop of the once important Lycian city Myra (now called Demre, Turkey), and the inspiration for today’s Westernized St. Nick, also known as Santa ClausContinue Reading →

Affordable Development Approved In Harlem

On June 27, 2017, Landmarks considered and approved a proposal for a new development on a vacant lot at 841 St. Nicholas Avenue, at the corner of 152nd Street, in the Hamilton Heights/Sugar Hill Northwest Historic District. Continue Reading →

Real Estate Multifamily Investment In Harlem (Updated)

Amazing opportunity to purchase this newly renovated 5-story building in West Harlem. Legal 11 family property with a newly installed elevator and roof. The first floor was extended to create 2 duplex garden apartments. Continue Reading →

David Adjaye’s Children’s Museum Opens In Harlem

1451383_Adjaye_sugar_hill_museum5The children’s museum within Adjaye Associates’ Sugar Hill housing project in Harlem New York opens to the public on Saturday. Continue Reading →

DOT Proposes Road Diets for Two Harlem Uptown Aves

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Two dangerous Harlem/uptown avenues could get road diets and bike lanes this summer under a DOT plan presented to the Manhattan Community Board 12 transportation committee on Monday [PDF]. A plan for Sherman Avenue received the committee’s support, while a design for St. Nicholas Avenue is headed for at least one more month of review. Continue Reading →

Sugar Ray Robinson In Harlem, 1940’s

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The New York Times published a piece on Sugar Ray Robinson and his glory days in Harlem. And the UpTownFlavor ran this piece, so we thought it might be cool to look back over some Sugar Ray’s favorite places to hang out in Harlem. Continue Reading →