Author: harlemcondolife

Beware of Tactics Landlords Use to Evict Rent-Stabilized Tenants

Despite more money for legal aid, lawyers say landlords are stepping up tactics to oust tenants.

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Condos Start to Rise at 1399 Park Avenue in East Harlem

Now that East Harlem is going to get an $8.7 million apartment at Circa Central Park, it only seems natural that the future condos at 1399 Park Avenue will fetch up to $3 million. The building has finally begun to rise…

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Airbnb Sues Over New Law Regulating New York Rentals

Airbnb Sues Over New Law Regulating New York Rentals Hours after Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York signed a bill that would impose steep fines on Airbnb hosts who break local housing regulations, Airbnb filed a federal…

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Columbia Gives Glimpse of Its ‘Historic’ Manhattanville Campus Expansion

A tour of the first two of about 17 buildings was given Monday.

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Five-Story, 79-Unit Affordable Residential Conversion Complete At 525 West 145th Street, Harlem

Construction is complete on the residential conversion of the former P.S. 186, a previously-dilapidated five-story structure located at 525 West 145th Street, in the Hamilton Heights section of Harlem. The latest photos of the building, dubbed the Residences at PS186, can…

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Four-Story, Eight-Unit Residential Building Filed At 59 West 128th Street, Harlem

Flushing-based KP Developers has filed applications for a four-story, eight-unit residential building at 59 West 128th Street, in Harlem. The project will measure 8,000 square feet and its residential units should average 642 square feet apiece, indicative of…

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Ground Broken For Renovation Of Martin Luther King Park, Harlem

A groundbreaking ceremony has been held for the $3 million renovation of Martin Luther King Park, located along Malcolm X Boulevard between West 113th and 114th streets in the southern end of Harlem. The park will get entirely new basketball courts, playgrounds, a…

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How Kids Learn Prejudice

How Kids Learn Prejudice Recently, my 2½-year-old daughter asked me about the Trump video everyone seemed to be talking about. Like many parents, I had made the mistake of assuming we were still in the soft and squishy…

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Construction Complete On Columbia’s Nine-Story, 557,000-Square-Foot Science Center At 605 West 129th Street, Harlem

Construction is nearly complete on Columbia University’s nine-story, 557,149-square-foot Jerome L. Green Science Center building, located at 605 West 129th Street, on the corner with Broadway in the Manhattanville section of Harlem. The facility was built as the first…

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