Category Archives: Harlem

2016 Charlie Parker Jazz Festival is coming to Harlem’s Marcus Garvey Park

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Honoring the legendary Jazz musician Charlie Parker’s contribution to jazz, the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival is once again set to entertain audiences at Harlem’s Marcus Garvey Park.  This year, the Jazz festival is more of a celebration than ever as it’s around the centennial of the term “jazz,” and what would have been the 100th birthdays of late jazz greats including

2016 HARLEM WEEK events this summer start this weekend – Full Schedule

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HARLEM WEEK 2016 is about to begin a month long schedule filled with a series of events for all age groups uptown.  To start things off, the HarlemMusicFest Gospel Caravan Celebrates “A Great Day in Harlem” this Sunday (7/31) from 3:00pm-4:30pm with performances by Grammy Award winning gospel performer, Donnie McClurkin featuring McDonalds Gospel SuperChoir, Harlem Heritage United Choir (Korea) and Bishop

Foundation Work Begins on Columbia University’s Three-Story University Forum and Academic Conference Center, 3205 Broadway, Harlem

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Back in March, a rendering was revealed of Columbia University’s three-story, 55,980-square-foot University Forum and Academic Conference Center at 3205 Broadway, located on a triangular block bound by West 125th and 129th streets and Broadway, in the Manhattanville section of Harlem. At the time, excavation work was underway at the site, but now foundation work has commenced, Harlem+Bespoke reports. The structure will feature a café, an information center, offices and meeting rooms, and two auditoriums.
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Eight-Story, 134-Unit Mixed-Use Building Rises to Third Floor at 2351 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard, Harlem

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Back in December of 2015, foundation work was reportedly underway for the eight-story, 134-unit mixed-use building at 2351 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard, located between West 137th and 138th streets in northern Harlem. Now, construction on the structure is is three stories above street level, Harlem+Bespoke reported. The project, dubbed The Renny, will encompass 198,497 square feet. It will include 17,879 square feet of ground-floor retail space, in addition to 22,327 square feet of space for a religious facility across portions of the cellar through fifth floors.
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