Category Archives: Neighborhoods

Around Harlem, Uptown Battle of the Bars 2016: The Art of the Mix starts today!

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Uptown Battle of the Bars 2016: The Art of the Mix starts today in Harlem! Sponsored by Hendrick’s Gin, Belvedere Vodka and Little Bamboo, this event features top Bartenders representing thirty Uptown bars and restaurants who will create original cocktails to compete for the title of Best Uptown Bartender. You can participate by sampling cocktails

Revealed: 13 East 128th Street, East Harlem

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A year ago, Exclusive Homes New York filed plans for a new residential building on a skinny lot at 13 East 128th Street in Harlem. Now, YIMBY has the first look a the first look at the project, which has been designed by Issac and Stern Architects.
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Permits Filed: 400A East 118th Street, East Harlem

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Another vacant lot in East Harlem is about to be filled in by new construction. An eight-story residential building is planned for 400A East 118th Street, between First and Pleasant avenues.
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Developer in Contract to Acquire Mixed-Use Site at 1800 Park Avenue, East Harlem

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Back in October of 2014, YIMBY revealed new renderings of the previously planned 32-story, 682-unit mixed-use project at 1800 Park Avenue, located between East 124th and 125th streets in East Harlem. Then last year, the project’s developer, the Continuum Company, decided to sell the site. Earlier this year, the Continuum defaulted on their loan on the property, and now the creditor, the Durst Organization, is in contract to acquire the site, via a short sale, for nearly $100 million, The Real Deal reported.
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