Hamilton Heights Fire Engulfs Apartment Building

Patch reports that firefighters are battling a large rooftop blaze in the Hamilton Heights section of West Harlem, fire officials said. Four firefighters and one civilian suffered non life-threatening injuries while operating at the scene of the fire, officials said. Continue Reading →

Harlem City Council Election Results: Levine, Ayala, Perkins Win

Patch reports that three Democrats will represent Harlem in the New York City Council for the next four years. Continue Reading →

Look At New Development In West Harlem

The Upper West Side doesn’t often see major new residential developments, especially of the affordable variety, which is why HPD’s plans for 145 West 108th Street, on behalf of the West Side Federation for Senior and Supportive Housing, are somewhat surprising. Continue Reading →

Two-Building Development In West Harlem

Back in January of 2016, YIMBY reported on new building applications for a through block site spanning from 305 West 128th Street to 304 West 129th Street, in West Harlem, between Frederick Douglass Boulevard and St. Nicholas Avenue. Continue Reading →

WHDC RFPs For Education, Affordable Housing And Workforce Development In Harlem

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West Harlem Development Corporation (WHDC) is pleased to announce the release of (3) request for proposals (RFPs). Continue Reading →

Condominium Development Reveal In West Harlem

West Harlem has been booming with infill development over the past few years, and YIMBY recently revealed two new residential buildings coming to Convent Avenue, in the immediate blocks northwest of West 125th Street. Continue Reading →

House And Boy At Amsterdam Avenue And West 116th Street, NY 1898

Unidentified house on the Northeast corner of Amsterdam Avenue and West 116th Street, in Harlem, New York, November 8, 1898, by Harlem photographer James Reuel Smith. Continue Reading →

Permits Filed For Development In West Harlem NY

NY Yimby reports that [easyazon_link identifier=”0810939460″ locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]Central Park[/easyazon_link] North doesn’t often see new developments, but now, new building applications have been filed for a vacant site at 145 West [easyazon_link identifier=”B000RKW2MW” locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]110th Street[/easyazon_link], in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Filming For Instincts Starts Today In West Harlem

Location Vacations reports that a new show called “Instinct” started filming at Claremont Avenue and 119th Street in Harlem today. Continue Reading →

View Looking West 118th Street At Morningside Drive, West Harlem, NY 1899

Old Harlem meets new Harlem in this rare view of Harlem in transition as this photograph peers between apartments at 419 West 118th Street, in West Harlem, New York, 1899. Continue Reading →

Mayor Signs Right To Counsel Bill Sponsored By Harlem’s Mark Levine And Others

Today Mayor Bill de Blasio will sign Intro 214-B, a landmark bill passed on July 20th, 2017, by the New York City Council and sponsored by Council Members Mark Levine and Vanessa L. Gibson. Continue Reading →

West Harlem’s John A. Catsimatidis, 1948 –

John A. Catsimatidis, born September 7, 1948 is a Greek-American billionaire businessman and radio talk show host. Continue Reading →

Recipe For Making The Best Corn Pudding In Harlem

By West Harlem CSA

Similar to a soufflé, this corn pudding puffs up, then sinks a little as it cools. Continue Reading →

Hungry Harlem Raccoon Posse Terrorizes Tenants

A gang of food-grubbing raccoons has been terrorizing occupants of a West Harlem building by climbing up and down the fire escape and trying to push through window screens, residents say. Continue Reading →

Wooden House 123rd Street And Broadway, West Harlem, NY 1898

An old wood house on the west side of Broadway (between West 123rd and 124th Streets), West Harlem, New York, November 16, 1898.

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