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Harlem

92 Morningside Avenue

Expansion Topped-Out At 92 Morningside Avenue, Restored 75 Rental Units, Harlem

Construction is well underway to restore and expand the formerly burnt-out seven-story building at 92 Morningside Avenue, in central Harlem, to 10 stories and 75 market-rate rental units. The building, three blocks away from the 125th Street stop serviced by the A, B, C and D trains, appears to be topped-out, according to Harlem+Bespoke. Renaissance Realty Group is developing. ND Architecture & Design is designing, and the project will probably be finished by 2016.


498 West 130th Street

Five-Story, Two-Unit Residential Building Planned At 498 West 130th Street, Manhattanville

Melody Development has filed applications for a five-story, two-unit residential building at the vacant lot at 498 West 130th Street, in Manhattanville, a few blocks east of the 125th Street station for the 1 train. The building will measure nearly 3,900 square feet, with one unit occupying the ground floor and the second spanning floors two through five. Ashraf Ali, head of Architectural Design Solutions, is the applicant of record.


306 West 142nd Street

Seven-Story, 36-Unit Residential Building Filed At 306 West 142nd Street, Harlem

Heritage Real Estate Partners has filed applications for a seven-story, 36-unit mixed-use building at the vacant plot of land at 306 West 142nd Street, in northern Harlem. The building will measure 39,207 gross square feet, and 2,036 square feet on the ground floor will be used for a community business facility. Each residential unit will average about 1,000 square feet, which could yield rentals or condos, and Montroy Andersen DeMarco is designing.


Lenox Terrace Rezoning

Rezoning Process Begins For Harlem’s Lenox Terrace Tower-In-The-Park Complex

The Olnick Organization has filed pre-applications with the city, beginning the ULURP process that would rezone Lenox Terrace, a tower-in-the-park development bound by West 132nd and 135th Streets, and Malcolm X Boulevard and 5th Avenue in central Harlem. According to DNAinfo, the complex has six 17-story towers, which make up 1,700 residential units, and nearly 96,600 square feet of commercial space is located within perimeter low-rise buildings.

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2171 Frederick Douglas Boulevard

10-Story Mixed-Use Building To Begin Constuction At 2171 Frederick Douglass Boulevard, Harlem

Harlem+Bespoke reports a 10-story, 13-unit mixed-use building will imminently begin construction at the vacant lot of 2171 Frederick Douglas Boulevard, in Harlem at West 117th Street. B Plus Realty had filed applications last December for the 15,235 square-foot building, and Raul Cabato is the architect of record. A completion date and renderings have yet to be released.


400 Lenox Avenue

32-Unit Mixed-Use Project Planned for 400 Lenox Avenue, Harlem

Pentacostal Faith Church has filed applications for an eight-story, 32-unit mixed-use building at the vacant corner-lot of 400 Lenox Avenue, in Harlem, at West 130th Street. Within the 31,950 square-foot structure, a religious facility will measure 8,100 square feet, and commercial space will take up another 1,940 square feet; Zambrano Architectural Design is the architect of record, and the site’s three-story predecessor was demolished in 2005.



801 St. Nicholas Avenue

42 Affordable Residential Units Almost Complete at 801 St. Nicholas Avenue, Sugar Hill

Harlem + Bespoke noticed progress on the renovation taking place at 801-807 St. Nicholas Avenue, on 150th Street in Sugar Hill. NYC Housing Preservation and Development is creating 42 affordable residential units within the six-story, 52,850 square-foot building, and OCV Architects is designing. The restoration appears almost complete, and opening is likely in the coming months.