December 20th, 2016 by harlemcondolife

Even after City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito organized two years of community meetings on the future of East Harlem, tenants and activists are lining up to protest the city’s proposed rezoning of 95 blocks in the neighborhood.

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December 11th, 2016 by harlemcondolife

A Jackson Heights-based property owner has filed applications for an eight-story, 22-unit mixed-use building at 308 East 106th Street, in southern East Harlem. The project will measure 25,700 square feet and rise 80 feet above street level. It will include 1,357 square feet of retail space on the ground floor, followed by residential units, averaging 855 square feet apiece, on the second through eighth floors. Midtown South-based KR Design Group is the architect of record. The 50-foot-wide, 5,046 square-foot assemblage is occupied by a single-story commercial structure. Demolition permits have not been filed.

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December 8th, 2016 by harlemcondolife

The City Council has voted to approve a 15-story, 400-unit mixed-use development planned at 127 East 107th Street, located on the southern end of East Harlem. The vote essentially represents the completion of the city’s Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP) for the project, which awaits Mayor Bill de Blasio’s signature. The project, dubbed Lexington Gardens II, will encompass 411,725 square feet and will be built on much of the block bound by East 107th and 108th streets and Park and Lexington avenues.

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December 4th, 2016 by harlemcondolife

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.

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November 28th, 2016 by harlemcondolife

Last week, applications were filed for a four-story, 18,987-square-foot commercial building at 286 Lenox Avenue, located between West 124th and 125th streets in Harlem. A rendering of the project has since surfaced, courtesy of Harlem+Bespoke. Staten Island-based Gambino+LaPorta Architecture is behind the design. There plan includes retail space on the ground floor and office space on the second, third, and fourth floors. The rendering indicates Sephora, a French cosmetic company, may set up shop in the building, although nothing has been confirmed

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November 22nd, 2016 by harlemcondolife

Construction is wrapping up on an expansion project at 68 West 126th Street, in Harlem, as seen in a picture by Harlem+Bespoke. A formerly dilabidated four-story, 11-unit brownstone SRO building has been redeveloped into a six-story, six-unit residential structure, per the latest building permits. The building now has 5,578 square feet of residential space, which means the apartments should average 930 square feet apiece. Many of the units will occupy an entire floor, although it’s unknown if they will be rentals or condominiums

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November 21st, 2016 by harlemcondolife

An anonymous Midtown East-based LLC has filed applications for a four-story, 18,987-square-foot commercial building at 286 Lenox Avenue. That’s between East 124th and 125th streets in Harlem. The project will include 15,012 square feet of commercial space in total. Retail space will be located on the ground floor, followed by office space on the second through fourth floors. Staten Island-based Gambino+LaPorta Architecture will design the 58-foot-tall structure. The 44-foot-wide, 3,792-square-foot property is occupied by a two-story commercial building. Demolition permits haven’t been filed.

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November 16th, 2016 by harlemcondolife

Façade installation is nearly complete on the 12-story, 75-unit mixed-use building under development at 69 East 125th Street, in East Harlem. The latest photo of the project was captured by Harlem+Bespoke. The most recent building permits indicate the project measures 80,619 square feet and rises 120 feet to its roof, not including the bulkhead.

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November 10th, 2016 by harlemcondolife

Great Neck, N.Y.-based Kalico Group has filed applications for a four-story, two-unit residential building at 165 East 107th Street, in East Harlem. The townhouse will measure 5,656 square feet and rise on a vacant 17-foot-wide, 1,716-square-foot lot. One of the units will be located on the ground floor and the other unit will span the second, third, and fourth floors. There will also be a roof deck. Sion Hourizadeh’s Floral Park, N.Y.-based Sion Consulting Engineering is the applicant of record. The site has long been vacant, but it’s very likely it was once occupied by a four-story brownstone.

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November 9th, 2016 by harlemcondolife

Construction is wrapping up on the six-story, 10-unit residential project under development at 313 West 117th Street, in Harlem. The structure can be seen in an update by Harlem+Bespoke. The latest building permits indicate the new building measures 11,910 square feet and rises 75 feet. The residential units should average 985 square feet apiece, which means either rentals or condominiums could be in the works. Walter Marin’s Midtown South-based Marin Architects is the architect of record and an anonymous Woodside-based company is the property owner. Occupancy can likely be expected in the coming weeks or months.

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