The 2nd Annual Strivers’ Row Tour In Harlem (audio)

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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 →

East Harlem Takes Cues From West Harlem

Corn-Exchange in harlemOne 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 →

Kerry Washington’s Scandalous Home In Harlem

Kerry-Washingtons-living-room1There’s nothing too scandalous about this Harlem brownstone, but it was once the home of actress Kerry Washington. The “Scandal” star shared the home with actor David Moscow when they were an item (the pair split back in 2007). Continue Reading →

How Harlem’s Rebirth Can Happen In Detroit

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Crains Detroit reports that Detroit is having a moment. With bankruptcy hopefully soon in the rearview mirror, I can’t open a newspaper or check my Twitter feed without seeing another hopeful story of the city’s rebirth –

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The Landmarks Preservation Commission’s Find A Landmark In Harlem

marcus garvey park in harlemThis week Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) launches a new web feature that allows users to perform a geographic search of any property in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: Harlem Jazz At George Washington’s Home At Jumel Mansion

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Photographs by Seitu Oronde

It was jazz in the plaza for the 21st Annual Jazz right on Wednesday. August 17th and Thursday, August 18th at the Morris-Jumel Mansion (just north of Harlem) in Inwood, New York . Continue Reading →

Like Others Harlem’s Hale House Becomes Luxury Housing

haelm house in harlemNY Curbed reports that if there’s one thing that has become clear during the current luxury residential building boom, it’s that Manhattan is no longer a place to not make a profit. Continue Reading →