The Real Deal New York

Category: Harlem

  • From left: 284 West 127th Street and Ben Nehmadi

    From left: 284 West 127th Street and Ben Nehmadi

    Permits were filed for what seems to be the city’s smallest development lot. [more]

  • From left: 2036 Fifth Avenue and Neil Patrick Harris with husband David Burtka and their kids

    From left: 2036 Fifth Avenue and Neil Patrick Harris with husband David Burtka and their kids

    Broadway and television star Neil Patrick Harris is a nester. In a recent interview with Charlie Rose, he explained why he and his husband chose to buy a home in Harlem. Read more after the jump.

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  • From left: Nordstrom Rack and Macy's

    From left: Nordstrom Rack and Macy’s

    Department stores seem to be making a comeback. And rather than famous corridors such as Lexington and Fifth avenues, retailers are looking to set up shop in Brooklyn and Harlem.


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  • From left: Mark Somen and Uptown House

    From left: Mark Somen and rendering of Uptown House

    An unusual boutique hotel is slated to open in Manhattanville’s Factory District. [more]

  • Can Harlem’s rise roar on?

    October 17, 2014 10:20AM
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    From left: Willie Suggs, Sarah Saltzberg, Fabienne Lecole and Jeffrey Schleider

    From the October issue: How much more can Harlem real estate rise? That’s the key question concerning area developers and investors who have been flocking to Harlem since the mid-aughts, during both the last real estate boom and again during the current development craze. [more]

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    Daniel Cohen and rendering of air rights transfers

    The Harlem Promenade, a proposed elevated park over part of the Amtrak rail lines in Hamilton Heights, is expected to spur as much as 2,000 units of affordable housing in the area. [more]

  • CNN anchor Don Lemon buys Harlem condo

    October 15, 2014 05:20PM

    Don Lemon and 2280 Frederick Douglass Boulevard in Harlem

    Don Lemon, the CNN anchor notorious for his “black hole swallowed airline” theory, has bought his second condominium at 2280 Frederick Douglas Boulevard, one of the priciest developments in Harlem.  [more]

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    Harlem has seen its fair share of ups and downs over the last century. But its real estate fortunes have turned around in recent years, and today Harlem is having another full on renaissance, according to the Financial Times. [more]

  • 423 West 127th Street

    423 West 127th Street

    A new business incubator for startup biotech ventures is yet another sign of the change sweeping Harlem. [more]

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  • Yankees outfielder Ichiro Suzuki and 111 Central Park North (Building image via StreetEasy)

    Ichiro Suzuki is renting a Harlem condominium that’s only a short drive from where he works — Yankee Stadium, the New York Post reported. [more]

  • From left: Marcus Samuelsson, Maya Haile and images of the townhouse interior

    UPDATED, 11:15 a.m., Feb. 9: Chef Marcus Samuelsson and his model wife, Maya Haile, have purchased a townhouse at 30 West 120th Street in Central Harlem for almost $2.9 million, according to public records filed today with the city. [more]

  • Jeter, A-Rod eye $9M Harlem condo

    February 07, 2013 10:30AM

    From left: Alex Rodriguez, the apartment at 111 Central Park North and Derek Jeter

    New York Yankees superstars Derek Jeter and Alex Rodriguez have both expressed interest in a $9 million apartment at 111 Central Park North, the New York Post reported. Listed by Adam Modlin of the Modlin Group, the 5,400-square-foot six-bedroom, 6.5 bathroom condo occupies the entire 17th floor of the building. It offers sweeping views of the park, 100 feet of terrace space and a paparazzi-proof parking garage. Other amenities include an entertaining space and a six-burner stove. … [more]

  • From left: Mark Teixeira and Jonathan Rose

    Harlem RBI, which is backed by New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira, and the Jonathan Rose Cos. broke ground Thursday on the 143,000-square-foot East Harlem Center for Living and Learning, which will include a K-8 DREAM charter school and affordable housing, Crain’s reported. The $78.5 million project, located at East 104th Street between Second and Third avenues, will have 89 affordable units and 3,000 square feet of office space reserved for nonprofits. [more]

  • 125th Street in Harlem

    Harlem’s 125th Street, which along with the rest of the neighborhood took a hard hit during the recession, is once again beginning to thrum with commercial activity, the New York Times reported. Two new major retail developments are underway on what has traditionally been the area’s shopping hub. The first, a four-story 100,000-square-foot shopping center at 301 West 125th Street, located at the corner of 125th Street and Frederick Douglass Boulevard, will be anchored by a 30,000-square-foot Designer Shoe Warehouse. It will also house the city’s first Joe’s Crab Shack, and a health club under Equinox’s budget brand Blink. … [more]

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  • From left: repair work and NYCHA chairman John Rhea

    The city has stepped up efforts to eliminate the backlog of non-emergency repairs at city-administered buildings by the end of the year, a statement from the Mayor’s office today said. “No one has felt the impact of Federal underfunding more than [New York City Housing Authority] residents, who have had to face long waits for repairs to apartments and public spaces,” Mayor Michael Bloomberg said at a press conference today at the Drew Hamilton Houses in West Harlem. “Through better management of materials and equipment inventory, improved scheduling of skilled trades workers and by hiring more workers to make repairs, NYCHA will … deal with new requests more quickly.” [more]

  • Dwight School

    The Dwight School, a private prep school on the Upper West Side, has signed a 20-year lease to open an athletic facility at the East River Landing co-op in East Harlem, Crain’s reported. The school will rent the 40,000-square-foot sports pavilion from 1199 Housing Corp., which owns East River Landing, a Mitchell-Lama apartment complex on First Avenue between 109th and 110th Street. The sports facility and pool recently underwent $6 million in renovations, but Crain’s reported it was too costly for the co-op to maintain. [more]

  • Harlem’s 125th Street

    Long-time residents of the Lower East Side may feel they are plagued with too many bars, but in Harlem tough liquor laws may be holding the neighborhood back, according to the Wall Street Journal. Zoning in Harlem forbids the issuing full liquor licenses to businesses on the same street and within 200 feet of a house of worship or a school.

    But Harlem has an estimated 200 houses of worship, according to a list by the city’s Department of Finance — thought to be the highest concentration in the city. “It kind of seems like they have something on every corner,” Faith Hope Consolo, chairman of Prudential Douglas Elliman’s retail group, told the Journal. [more]

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