One East Harlem Tops Out at 201 East 125th Street, in Harlem

One East Harlem. Photo by Tectonic

Construction has topped out on One East Harlem, a 19-story mixed-use building at 201 East 125th Street in Harlem. Designed by S9 Architecture, the reinforced concrete structure prominently rises above its surroundings and will yield over 420,000 square feet of newly built space. Work broke ground last summer and required the demolition of a couple low-rise structures occupying the site. Richman Group Development, Bridges Development Group, and Monadnock Development are the developers of the project, and received a mix of public and private funding from Citigroup, the Department of Housing Preservation and Development, and the New York City Housing Development Corporation.

Tectonic took a series of photographs that highlight the overall architectural height and the start of the brick masonry façade going in place. This can be seen on the first level above the podium section. Contrasting with the warm-colored bricks on the exterior walls of the envelope are vertical black-colored running bonds, which can be spotted next to each of the square window openings.

One East Harlem. Photo by Tectonic

One East Harlem. Photo by Tectonic

One East Harlem. Photo by Tectonic

One East Harlem. Photo by Tectonic

One East Harlem will contain 300 affordable apartments and 100 market-rate units, as well as 65,000 square feet of commercial area, 5,000 square feet for an unspecified cultural facility, and 10,000 square feet of publicly accessible outdoor space. Amenities for residents include a business center, outdoor lounge area above the podium and at the rooftop level, a fitness center, and sub-grade parking. The closest subways are the 4, 5, and 6 trains at the 125th Street station, located at the intersection of East 125th Street and Lexington Avenue. One block further to the west is the Harlem-125th Street station on Hudson Line of the Metro-North.

YIMBY last reported that occupancy is expected sometime in 2021.

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27 Comments on "One East Harlem Tops Out at 201 East 125th Street, in Harlem"

  1. As construction progresses on One East Harlem I continue to have high hopes for it. The massivenes and facade of the building really makes an interesting impression for the area.

  2. Devra Daniels | June 20, 2020 at 9:51 am | Reply

    I am would like information about applying for the new development and the Management inquiry, I am interested in applying for an apartment one construction is completed, what is s the process? Thanks (201 East 125 Street)

  3. Spanish Harlem

  4. It’s an Eye sore. Especially for the north facing residents of the neighboring Taino Towers development. We used to have a nice view. Thanks.

  5. Andres George George | June 21, 2020 at 5:51 am | Reply

    I’m totally surprised that the S9 group was cleared to build a structure that tall. LaGuardia Airport flight path.For years city codes prohibited it. Remember 96st 2nd Avenue. Building built too high. They had to remove 10 stories. Who’s on the planning board. Receiving the pay off Money. 30 Years ago their was a group called East Harlem Triangle Community group. That protecting the North East Harlem Area.

  6. Jennnifer Gains | June 21, 2020 at 4:12 pm | Reply

    Where can I get an application for this building?? And I am on a fixed income is that possible? In need of a first floor apartment for handicap

  7. Interested.

  8. Elizabeth Mcfadden | September 4, 2020 at 5:38 pm | Reply

    What are income guide lines

  9. It Looks Good, but this housing should include the Poor, Middle Class, Homeless, Unemployed, Seniors and Disabled People, Housing is a Human Right NOT a Privilege.

  10. how can i get appication for of the apartment?

  11. Where can I get an application?
    Thank you

  12. How do I get sn application???

  13. I would like to apply for a one bedroom apartment. How do I proceed?

  14. This is a great space and great building it will do wonders for the neighborhood and community most certainly thank you for your help but I would love to apply for an apartment the studio one bedroom if available how would I go about doing that?

  15. I would Love to apply can someone help with this information

  16. Virginia Cotton | December 16, 2020 at 9:45 pm | Reply

    Applications available?

  17. I’m interested in applying for an apartment on the second floor. Please forward an application. Also, I would like to apply for a job at Food Bazzar. Thanking you in advance for your help in this matter.

  18. Good morning
    I’m interested in applying for a apartment at 201 E 125th St.
    At your earliest convenience could you let me now, how to receive an application.

  19. Interested in applying.

  20. How can I apply for a opening position for this up coming new building?

  21. Lizzette vargas | March 3, 2021 at 7:30 pm | Reply

    Donde puedo conseguir la aplicación para eso apartamento yo soy desabilitada

  22. DELORES FORBES | March 4, 2021 at 1:53 am | Reply

    This looks like such an interesting building. I Am interested in a 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment. I am a senior with a disabled daughter with MS. Would like to know requirements/rent for an apartment above the Tenth Floor.

  23. Is this a union job providing good paying career opportunities for local residence?

  24. Mamadou Diombera | April 15, 2021 at 11:19 am | Reply

    Can you send me an application please I like it

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