The Lakeview Apartments, a four-building, 446-unit complex, is one of the last remaining state-guaranteed affordable housing complexes in East Harlem. But the complex’s owner hopes to change that. Continue Reading →
A great view of 125th Street and Fifth Avenue in Harlem, twenty years after the turn of the century and the first year of the roaring 1920’s. Continue Reading →
Internationally renowned architect George Ranalli has ditched his Chelsea office for Harlem. Ranalli, the dean of City College’s architecture school, who taught at Yale for 20 years, has had work featured in the Metropolitan Museum of Art and has given lectures in Turin, Rome, Tokyo and all over the U.S., set up a new office at 447 West 127th St. this past June.
The incredible growth of upper Manhattan was an amazing transition to “…the faraway heights of Harlem,” as this great image from Park Avenue and 94th Street in 1882 documents. Continue Reading →
From a publication called The World’s New York Apartment House Album comes this sketch and description of a beautiful turn-of-the-century residential building, the Hendrik Hudson. Continue Reading →
By Diane Allford
The Kings Court West 139th Street Block Association sponsored the Strivers’ Row & Beyond for their 2nd Annual Strivers’ Row Home Tour on Sunday, October 5, 20014. Continue Reading →
One sunny morning last week, an engineer with Consolidated Edison unfurled a large sheet of blueprints in front of a block-long vacant lot at East 125th Street and Park Avenue. Continue Reading →