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:

Landmarks Preservation Commission Issues New Process for Submission of Testimony

In our effort to make the digital submission process more efficient and fair, the agency has created an online form for Public Testimony and Comments on Public Hearing and Meeting items. In response to feedback, we have made a few changes, including providing presentation materials for agenda items on the LPC website by 5:00 PM on