Tag: Architecture

Mother A.M.E. Zion Church in Harlem Receives New York Landmarks Conservancy Sacred Sites Grant

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The #1 source in the world for all things Harlem. The New York Landmarks Conservancy has announced eight Sacred Sites Grants totaling $140,000 awarded to historic religious properties throughout New York State, including $30,000 to Mother A.M.E. Zion Church…

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A’Lelia Walker’s Legendary Dark Tower In Harlem 1885-1931 (Photographs)

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The #1 source in the world for all things Harlem. This was A’Lelia Walker’s, back in the day from 1885-1931, it was a home and famous salon, “The Dark Tower,” which she hosted for writers, musicians, artists at 108 West…

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East Harlem’s Extell’s Smart, Cutting-Edge, World-Class Harlem Headquarters

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The #1 source in the world for all things Harlem. Harlem Headquarters (HHQ), the ground-up nine-story, a 120-foot-tall office building in East Harlem. Developed by Extell Development Company as the firm’s first Harlem development, the commercial building is…

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YIMBY Scopes Views From “VU,” aka 368 Third Avenue, In Kips Bay

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Construction on VU, aka 368 Third Avenue, continues to move forward as the new condominium development gets ready to launch sales in the coming months. It is the tallest new residential building in the vicinity at 410-feet-tall and features…

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Exterior siding is going up on One Morningside Park

Previously we posted One Morningside Park in Harlem already 40 Percent Sold, over a month ago.  The other day we noticed  the siding and windows are now being placed along the lower floors in the front.  This process…

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The New – New York City Skyline

Pictures of the new New York City skyline.  Views from the Staten Island ferry.  The tribute beams (below) are lit up every year on the anniversary date of 9/11 are a actually a set of lights that are installed…

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One less empty lot in SOHA (South Harlem)

One of what must be one of the few remaining empty lots in South Harlem is no longer.  Construction has begun on 112th Street between Frederick Douglass Boulevard and Manhattan Boulevard.  There is a sign that says affordable…

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Selling New York – Features Harlem Yet Once Again On HGTV Tonight!

A friend to our blog let us know that an episode of “Selling New York” will air tonight on the HGTV channel with many Harlem businesses represented. From what I am told, you can expect to see on…

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Within the Walls: Cathedral of St. John the Divine in Harlem

Within the Walls: Exploring Hidden Spaces Spotlight Tour DATE:  Sat, Jan 26, 2013  TIME:  10:30am – 12:00pm I received an email from EveryBlock today informing  us that the Cathedral of St. John the Divine has scheduled a “behind-the-scenes”…

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