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harlem: Going Solo | Pre-War "Micro-Unit" in Harlem - 02/01/13 07:17 AM
Going Solo: The Extraordinary Rise and Surprising Appeal of Living Alone More than 30% of the world's population lives alone, and that percentage is growing daily. How is this profound demographic shift transforming the economic and cultural life of cities around the globe? Join NYU sociologist Eric Klinenberg, the author of Going Solo: The Extraordinary Rise and Surprising Appeal of Living Alone (Penguin, 2012), and Jerilyn Perine, Director of the Citizens Housing and Planning Council, for a discussion about the rise of single adults in New York, Paris, Tokyo, and other world metropolises-- and its implications for urban life as (we (4 comments)
A letter opener may have changed history. Martin Luther King Jr. would have died long before the “I Have a Dream” speech if the woman who attacked him in a Harlem department store in 1958 had been armed with an automatic pistol instead of the sharpened letter opener she plunged into his chest. A NYPD officer stopped a panicked onlooker who was reaching to pull it from King's chest. The NYPD officer told King not to cough or sneeze or even speak as they lifted him onto a (11 comments)
harlem: "Hurry take the "A" train to Hamilton Heights way up in Harlem" - 12/07/12 06:03 AM
Hamilton Heights is located between 135th and 155th Street. Hamilton Heights in Upper Manhattan was the home of Alexander Hamilton from 1802 - 1804. Today Hamilton Heights is mostly a housing fusion of palatial 19th century brownstones, spacious pre-wars and tenement walk-ups. The Harlem sub-neighborhood of Hamilton Heights boasts some of the city’s most-desired townhouses, and is best known for "Sugar Hill" and “Strivers’ Row.” The Harlem sub-neighborhood of Hamilton Heights has some of the most-desired townhouses in New York City. Sugar Hill - Sweet and Expensive, During the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920's The Hill attracted those with talent, (9 comments)
harlem: Harlem Neighborhood Market Report - 10/01/11 03:37 PM
Harlem was established in 1658 by the Dutch and named Nieuw Harlem after the Dutch city of Harlem. This large section of Manhattan real estate has a deep spirit, culture and history. Apartment buyers can explore new buildings that range in size and style from studios to three-bedroom condos, co-ops to luxury lofts, along with renovated historic brownstones and townhouses. Developers have converted brownstone, shells of buildings and narrow vacant lots into condominium apartments. For Harlem home buyers, this wave of condo conversion in Harlem provides an opportunity to live in a neighborhood with small-scale buildings. Harlem zoning does not allow (8 comments)
harlem: Taystee Bakery Factory to CREATE @ Harlem Green - 09/05/11 09:10 AM
REDEVELOPMENT OF MAJOR, LONG-VACANT SITE ON HARLEM'S 125th STREET COMMERCIAL CORRIDOR $116 Million Total Private Investment Will Create 530 Permanent Jobs and 570 Construction Jobs Developers will rehabilitate the former Taystee Bakery Complex and the Corn Exchange Building, both located along the 125th Street commercial corridor in Harlem. The two projects will result in more than 350,000 square feet of new state-of-the-art commercial space and are expected to generate hundreds of millions of dollars of new economic activity in Harlem. Janus Partners LLC and Monadnock Construction, Inc. will redevelop the former Taystee Bakery complex into CREATE @ Harlem Green, providing (3 comments)
harlem: Harlem Update: New Residential Developments - 07/19/07 08:55 AM
The Kalahari 40 West 116th StreetThe Kalahari will be covered in decorations inspired by South African Ndebele tribal designs. Adinkra symbols" and other African designs and markings will adorn the walls. The 12 story building will contain an independent film center, education center and a gym. The "green" building features: Eco-friendly systems, wind-energy, filtered air-delivery system, zip cars, etc. Nearly half of the 249 planned condos have been set aside for moderate-income buyers. The remaining market priced 129 unit condominium is more than 50% sold. Currently available are 2 and 3 bedroom units ranging from $700,000 to $1,585,000. The two tower (2 comments)
harlem: Manhatan Real Estate - Harlem Neighborhood Report - 12/06/06 08:30 AM
Harlem was established in 1658 by the Dutch and named Nieuw Harlem after the Dutch city of Harlem. This large section of Manhattan real estate has a deep spirit, culture and history. Harlem passed through several historic periods - as a high-society area of New York for wealthy upper class and middle class white residents...as a fashionable district for blacks during a period known as the "Harlem Renaissance"...as one of the hottest night club playgrounds for audiences who came uptown to see the all black revues to gangsters and entertainers in grand style at the famous night spots. Beginning in the 1870s (28 comments)
The Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997 - signed into law by President Bill Clinton together with the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 is probably the most significant change in recent times affecting real estate. This law made some major improvements for Home Sellers, Property Owners and First Time Home Buyers. It simplified taxes for 99% of Homes sold in the U.S. Since 1997 Home sellers are eligible to exclude up to $250,000 if single or up to $500,000 if married, of the capital gain on the sale of the residence. In order to be able to claim the (1 comments)
harlem: Manhattan Real Estate in history/today: 455 Central Park West - 09/17/06 09:27 AM
455 Central Park West "The Castle" From A Cancer Hospital Built In 1887 To Luxury Condos Today - No Corners For Germs In Sunday’s New York Times real estate column Big Deal by Josh Barbanel there’s an item titled Five Turrets, No Dungeons about a couple that recently bought and moved into their new $6.4 million turret condo at 455 Central Park West between 105th and 106th Street. Jonathan Miller from Miller Samuel appraisers said the prices paid for the turret apartments were the highest prices paid for a coop or condo north of 96th Street. Of 19 condos there are (4 comments)
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