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Carthage must be thrilled: Developer closes on $28M Harlem complex deal

Carthage must be thrilled: Developer closes on $28M Harlem complex deal

Abyssinian Development Corp. has finally closed on the $27.8 million sale of part of the Ennis Francis Houses in...

Abyssinian pays city $11M over Pathmark sale

Abyssinian pays city $11M over Pathmark sale

The church-based Abyssinian Development Corporation paid the city $11 million in September, after a legal battle over the 2014...

Abyssian Development head Calvin Butts mulls mayoral run

Abyssian Development head Calvin Butts mulls mayoral run

Calvin Butts, a Harlem pastor and head of the Abyssinian Development Corporation, is considering a run for mayor in...

Francis Ennis Houses at 2070 Clayton Powell Jr Boulevard Edward Poteat Rev Calvin Butts thumb

Abyssinian sued over potential $28M Harlem complex sale

Rev. Calvin Butts’ Abyssinian Development Corporation has found a buyer for the vacant, dilapidated Ennis Francis Houses project in...

012107Clinton1RK--EXCLUSIVE--Reverend Dr. Calvin O. Butts III, Pastor of The Abyssinian Baptist Church, responding to NY Post reporter Ikimulisa Livingston's questions re: NY State Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton announcing her Presidential bid; church contact #(212) 862-7474), located at 132 West 138 Street, Harlem, Manhattan.  All Photos copyright by Robert Kalfus 2007 All Rights Reserved (917) 379-4165.

Abyssinian will continue selling properties to cover shortfalls

Abyssinian Development Corp. will continue its push to sell buildings and curtail social services in the face of the...

012107Clinton1RK--EXCLUSIVE--Reverend Dr. Calvin O. Butts III, Pastor of The Abyssinian Baptist Church, responding to NY Post reporter Ikimulisa Livingston's questions re: NY State Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton announcing her Presidential bid; church contact #(212) 862-7474), located at 132 West 138 Street, Harlem, Manhattan.  All Photos copyright by Robert Kalfus 2007 All Rights Reserved (917) 379-4165.

AG probing Abyssinian’s finances

It just seems to keep getting worse for Rev. Calvin Butts and his Abyssinian Development Corp., Harlem’s largest provider and manager of affordable housing. New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is investigating the company’s...

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Abyssinian Development loses $3.1M in city contracts

The development arm of Harlem’s most influential black church is losing city contracts over tax filings and audits it...

Fire hits Harlem’s Ennis Francis Houses amid work on new site

Fire hits Harlem’s Ennis Francis Houses amid work on new site

A fire tore through the Ennis Francis Houses, a complex owned by Pastor Calvin Butts’ Abyssinian Development Corporation. Butts’ company has...

Work on Calvin Butts’ stalled Harlem project to resume

Work on Calvin Butts’ stalled Harlem project to resume

Pastor Calvin Butts’ Abyssinian Development Corporation is resuming work on the site of the Ennis Francis building in West...

Ennis Frances Houses at  2070 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard

Abyssinian Development Harlem building is “like Rikers Island”

Residents of A Harlem Building On West 124th Street owned by pastor Calvin Butts’ Abyssinian Development Corporation have likened...

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