Category Archives: Architecture

Revealed: 10 Lenox Avenue, Apartments Atop Second Canaan Baptist Church in Harlem

Last November, YIMBY wrote about plans to demolish the Second Canaan Baptist Church in Harlem and replace it with a new residential building. Now we have a look at the project, which will be a graceful addition to Lenox Avenue just north of Central Park.

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 of Randolph Houses, have now been renovated and filled with residents, and workers have begun revamping 14 brownstones on the north side of the block.

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 Streets.

Eight Stories of Apartments to Replace Harlem Baptist Church at 10 Lenox Avenue

After half a century on Lenox Avenue just north of Central Park in Harlem, the Second Canaan Baptist Church will meet the wrecking ball to make way for a new apartment building.