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Harlem Real Estate

Reveal for 17 Convent Avenue, West Harlem

Back in April of 2015, YIMBY reported on the filing of new building applications for a long-forlorn site at 17 Convent Avenue, on the corner of West 128th Street, in West Harlem. Later that year we featured preliminary drawings of… Continue Reading →

Permits Filed for Apartment Building at 251 West 117th Street, Harlem

A few blocks east of Morningside Park, just past Frederick Douglass Boulevard, another vacant site is set to yield a substantial development. Permits have been filed for 251 West 117th Street, in the heart of Harlem, which will yield a… Continue Reading →

Permits Filed for 145 West 110th Street, Harlem

Central Park North doesn’t often see new developments, but now, new building applications have been filed for a vacant site at 145 West 110th Street, in Harlem. The structure will stand 13 stories and 135 feet to its roof, containing… Continue Reading →

The Hunt: A Singer in Search of a Home of Her Own

August 3, 2017 By JOYCE COHEN After graduating from Berklee College of Music in Boston in 2010, Tansu Akman-Duffy came to New York. Her housing situation was unsettled. After a bad experience with Lower East Side bedbugs, she drifted between… Continue Reading →

Living In: Brookfield, Conn.: Lakeside Homes, Good Schools and, Soon, a Town Center

August 2, 2017 By SUSAN HODARA When two of their three children had moved out and were living on their own, Anthony and Kristen Papucci knew it was time to downsize. They also knew they wanted to stay in Brookfield,… Continue Reading →

What I Love: Andy Blankenbuehler, ‘Hamilton’ Choreographer, at Home in Harlem

When the choreographer finally got his dream house, it was during a nightmarish time in his life.

Big City: SoHa in Harlem? The Misguided Madness of Neighborhood Rebranding

Real-estate interests are hoping to rename a portion of Upper Manhattan. Some politicians aren’t having it.

The Hunt: From Renter to Owner, and Still Firmly Planted in Harlem

Brooke Ray got over her aversion to co-ops when she found a two-bedroom unit in a well-maintained Central Harlem building with a gym.

The Hunt: A Home in Riverdale With Room to Work and Play

After renting for years in Harlem, one couple found their dream house in the Bronx.

The Hunt: In Harlem, a Home Without Wheels

Two self-employed artists and their dog left Durham, N.C., hoping to find a home in New York City.

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… Continue Reading →

City Selects Development Team to Build 655-Unit Mixed-Use Affordable Project at 1691 Madison Avenue, East Harlem

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration has selected Jonathan Rose Companies and L+M Development Partners to develop a multi-building, affordable mixed-use project at 1691 Madison Avenue, located on most of the block bound by Park and Madison avenues and East 111th and 112th… Continue Reading →

Columbia University’s Three-Story University and Academic Conference Center Rises at 3205 Broadway, Harlem

Construction is now two stories above street level on Columbia University’s three-story, 55,980-square-foot University and Academic Conference Center at 3205 Broadway, located on the corner of West 125th Street in Harlem’s Manhattanville section. Steel beam construction can be seen thanks to… Continue Reading →

15-Story, 75-Unit Affordable Mixed-Use Building Proposed at 2395 Frederick Douglass Boulevard, Harlem

Bronx-based JCAL Development Group has filed applications for a 15-story, 75-unit mixed-use building at 2395 Frederick Douglass Boulevard, located between West 128th and 129th streets in Harlem. The project will encompass 95,200 square feet and rise 147 feet to its… Continue Reading →

Seven-Story, 30-Unit Residential Building Rises to Third Floor at 464 West 130th Street, Harlem

Construction is now underway on the third floor of the seven-story, 30-unit residential building under development at 464 West 130th Street, located on the corner of Convent Avenue in the Manhattanville section of Harlem. An update by Harlem+Bespoke provides a… Continue Reading →

On the Market in New York City

This week’s properties are in Central Harlem, the West Village and Brooklyn Heights.

On the Market: Homes for Sale in Brooklyn and Manhattan

This week’s properties are in Central Harlem, the West Village and Brooklyn Heights.

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… Continue Reading →

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.

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 could accommodate… Continue Reading →

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