Architect George Ranalli Moves To Harlem’s Factory District

extralargeInternationally 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.

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Michigan Furniture Company, Harlem, 1905

2174 3rd Avenue. Michigan Furniture Co.This is a great street view of a four story furniture store stone building of the Michigan Furniture Co at 2174 3rd Avenue (at 118th Street), East Harlem, New York, 1905. Continue Reading →

White Walls: Men of Color in Higher Education Speak

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Black History Month will be celebrated at St. Philips Church in collaboration with St. Philips Church Credit Union, RAP-SI  Reading, Achievement, Professionalism Success Institute a project of the CUNY BMI (Black Male Initiative). Continue Reading →

Rangel Center Expansion Plan Skips Community Board

rangel centerA plan to add three-stories to the home of the Charles B. Rangel Center for Public Service at City College has residents crying foul because the public was never made aware of the addition. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s 145th Street The Fastest Growing in NYC

Anchored by Convent Ave., one of the city’s prettiest brownstone blocks, Harlem around 145th St. and St. Nicholas Ave., is easily one of the fast-growing neighborhoods and potentially explosive housing micro-markets in all of New York City. Continue Reading →