Author: harlemcondolife

How a Block of Abandoned Harlem Tenements Were Transformed Into Affordable Housing

A decade ago, the New York City Housing Authority emptied out 22 decaying tenement buildings on the south side of 114th Street in central Harlem, sending residents to public housing elsewhere in the city. Those long-vacant buildings, part…

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Permits Filed for 400 Affordable Apartments at 1465 Park Avenue in East Harlem

Last month, the City Council approved a rezoning application for a 400-unit affordable development at 1465 Park Avenue in East Harlem. Now Tahl Propp Equities and L+M Development have filed plans for the 15-story project between 107th and 108th…

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Toddler Dies After Being Found Unconscious in Harlem Drug Center, NYPD Says

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The 1-year-old boy was found in the lobby of Odyssey House in East Harlem.

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Once Voted Nation’s Best New Eatery, The Cecil Closes After Just Four Years

The Harlem restaurant will merge with its sister eatery, Minton’s.

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Mixed-Use Building Planned at Site of LaGree Baptist Church at 362 West 125th Street, Harlem

Brooklyn-based property owner Haim Nortman has acquired, for $10.2 million, 27,500 square feet of air rights from a neighboring property for a mixed-use project planned at 362 West 125th Street, in Harlem. With the additional air rights, the site…

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Six-Story, Five-Unit Residential Building Coming to 240 West 123rd Street, Harlem

Miami-based Florida Engineering & Development Corp. has filed applications for a six-story, five-unit residential building at 240 West 123rd Street, in Harlem. The project will measure 5,584 square feet and its residential units should average 1,117 square feet…

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38-Unit Affordable Mixed-Use Building Planned at 841 St. Nicholas Avenue, Hamilton Heights

Through a deal with the city’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), BRP Companies is planning a 38-unit mixed-use building at 841-847 St. Nicholas Avenue, located on the corner of West 152nd Street in Hamilton Heights. The…

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This Pastor Is Providing Harlem Residents With Free Mental Health Care

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Pastor Michael Walrond Jr. is making a tremendous stride towards destigmatizing mental illness in the black community by providing free mental health … Read more: Mental Health, Depression, Public Health, u.s. News , Harlem, Psychiatry, Black Voices News

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East Harlem Tenants Speak Out Against Planned Neighborhood Rezoning

Even after City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito organized two years of community meetings on the future of East Harlem, tenants and activists are lining up to protest the city’s proposed rezoning of 95 blocks in the neighborhood.

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