125th Street And Lexington Avenue, Harlem, 1915

1915 PHOTO 125 & Lexington HARLEM SUBWAY NYC New York CityIt’s a great photograph taken during the summer on the south east corner of 125th Street and Lexington Avenue in East Harlem, NY on June, 16th, 1915. Continue Reading →

CCCADI To Break Ground On New Center In East Harlem

east harlem centerCaribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI), the nation’s foremost Afro-Caribbean cultural center, will break ground September 16 at 10:00 AM at the former firehouse at 120 E. 125th Street which it is renovating into a cultural center for East Harlem. Continue Reading →

The Arts Starring Role At Harlem Brokerage Company

Sarah-SaltzbergCrain’s New York reports that New York can be a tough town when you’re trying to make it big in showbiz. Ditto when it comes to the role of real estate broker. But don’t tell that to actress, writer, producer and real estate entrepreneur Sarah Saltzberg. Continue Reading →

Real Estate Pros Give at Harlem Week Celebration

ghcc-economic-development-dayDouglas Elliman retail broker Faith Hope Consolo and Joseph Tahl, president of Tahl Propp Equities, participated in the Harlem Chamber of Commerce‘s annual economic development day business awards luncheon by contributing undergraduate scholarships to aspiring Harlem students earlier this month. 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 →

At Harlem Home With Tamara And Gregory

tamara tunie with in harlemWall Street Journal reports that actress Tamara Tunie and jazz vocalist Gregory Generet took on the renovation of their five-story Harlem townhouse in phases. After deciding to downsize, they recently listed the home for $3.75 million. Continue Reading →

Harlem Brownstone Gets The Sheila Bridges Treatment

harlems Bridges in elle magCurbed NY reports that when the brownstone at 105 West 122nd Street in Harlem sold in 2011—for a notably high $2.85 million—it had recently been gut-renovated, but the new owners decided to revamp it some more, and the newly redesigned home recently got the Elle Decor treatment. Continue Reading →

Brokers Push ‘Coffeehouse Gentrification’ In Harlem

coffe shop in harlem new harlemNow, it’s the brokers causing the gentrification of Harlem.

A group of Upper Manhattan real estate agents sick of peddling apartments in buildings with abandoned or substandard retail spaces on the ground floors has opened a string of coffee shops in a bid to spruce up the neighborhood — and hike prices for the units above. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Melissa Mark-Viverito Announces Revitalization Of La Marqueta

la marqueta in east harlem redevelopmentGovernor Andrew Cuomo and Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito announced the revitalization of La Marqueta, a commercial and cultural corridor spanning 110 th to 125 th Streets in East Harlem.  Continue Reading →