Details of the Economic Relief and Omnibus Bill

Last night the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate passed a $2.3 trillion combined bill that includes the $900 billion Coronavirus economic relief bill and a $1.4 trillion Omnibus FY21 spending bill to keep the government running through September. The full text of this enormous bill is 5,593 pages! The bill now heads to the President’s desk to sign into law. This economic relief is long

CB9 Schedules Community Meeting in the Rush of Large-Scale Development Interests in Hamilton Heights

The Community Board 9 Manhattan is hosting a community conversation on large-scale development projects proposed for Hamilton Heights. The Hamilton Heights area is bounded by 125th to 155th, north to south, and Riverside to Edgecombe, more or less, east to west, and consists primarily of turn-of-the-century rowhouses and apartment buildings. There are two historic districts

Permits Filed For 28-Story Tower In Hamilton Heights

A developer filed permits with the city on Tuesday to construct a 28-story apartment tower on a vacant lot in Hamilton Heights, records show. The permits call for a 285-foot-tall building at 620 West 153rd St., a midblock site between Broadway and Riverside Drive. It would include 238 apartments with an average size of about

MAS Municipal Arts Society & West Harlem CPO Host Historic Preservation Workshop on November 19th

If you are concerned about over development of your neighborhood, encroachment of towers on historic residential blocks and want to be proactive in protecting the social history and historic character of Harlem, learn about available tools and resources, citizen action, and how to advocate and take action. Free and open to the public. RSVP here: