Posts Tagged ‘Curbed NY’

Washington Heights resident revives fight to save historic Coliseum Cinemas theater | Curbed NY

Washington Heights resident revives fight to save historic Coliseum Cinemas theater | Curbed NY

A new petition is calling for the building to be landmarked and acquired by a theater company by Ameena Walker The historic Coliseum Cinemas theater in Washington Heights has been shuttered since 2011, and while preservationists and local residents have made efforts to have the building converted into an arts space, none have proven successful. […]


NYPL’s Schomburg Center in Harlem reveals its complete two-year renovation | Curbed NY

NYPL’s Schomburg Center in Harlem reveals its complete two-year renovation | Curbed NY

Check out the new gift shop, research spaces, and more by Tanay Warerkar After a nearly two-year renovation, the New York Public Library debuted a host of renovated spaces inside the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, in Harlem. The Center, located on Malcolm X Boulevard, between West 136th and 135th Streets is comprised […]


$5.5M ask for renovated Hamilton Heights mansion is a new Harlem record | 6sqft

$5.5M ask for renovated Hamilton Heights mansion is a new Harlem record | 6sqft

BY MICHELLE COHEN If this home is, as the listing calls it, “the jewel of this historic neighborhood,” the three-block historic Harlem enclave of Hamilton Terrace is a treasure trove, anchored by the Hamilton Grange home of Alexander Hamilton. Listed at $5,495,000, the limestone and terra cotta mansion at 72 Hamilton Terrace is recognizable by its mansard slate roof punctuated […]


Quaint townhouse on Manhattan’s secluded Sylvan Terrace seeks $1.625M | Curbed NY

Quaint townhouse on Manhattan’s secluded Sylvan Terrace seeks $1.625M | Curbed NY

By Amy Plitt It wasn’t so long ago that this picture-perfect townhouse, located on one of Manhattan’s quaintest hidden streets (that would be Sylvan Terrace, up in Washington Heights), appeared on the market with a $1.7 million price tag. But in the six months or so since then, the late-19th-century house has gotten a couple […]


Huge East Harlem development will have 400 affordable apartments | Curbed NY

Huge East Harlem development will have 400 affordable apartments | Curbed NY

The entire development will be fully affordable by Tanay Warerkar In October it was revealed that L+M Development Partners along with Tahl Propp Equities were planning a massive, fully-affordable residential project that would span an entire city block in East Harlem. On Tuesday, the 400-unit project was approved by the City Council, signaling its successful […]


Historic Townhouse on Washington Heights’s Hidden Sylvan Terrace Asks $1.7M | Curbed NY

Historic Townhouse on Washington Heights's Hidden Sylvan Terrace Asks $1.7M | Curbed NY

By Tanay Warerkar Located right across from the historic Morris-Jumel Mansion in Washington Heights, and on one of New York City’s most charming, and hidden streets, this two-bedroom, turn-key townhouse at 16 Sylvan Terrace is now on the market for $1.7 million. Part of the Jumel Terrace Historic District, the three-story townhouse is a confluence […]


Karim Rashid’s Modular Washington Heights Rental Debuts New Look | Curbed NY

Karim Rashid's Modular Washington Heights Rental Debuts New Look | Curbed NY

By Tanay Warerkar Construction is now underway on a modular building designed by Karim Rashid that’s set to rise in Washington Heights. Located at 655 West 187th Street, the project is being developed by HAP Investment Developers, who recently unveiled a new rendering for the project, Buzz Buzz Home reports. The eight-story building, which is […]


Tracing 350 Years of Harlem’s Ever-Shifting Boundaries | Curbed NY

Tracing 350 Years of Harlem's Ever-Shifting Boundaries | Curbed NY

by Keith Williams Some neighborhood names appear to be jokes. Some have stuck around for centuries, despite changing connotations. Some shift with the winds of gentrification. Welcome to Blurred Lines, in which writer Keith Williams studies New York City’s changing neighborhood boundaries. Ask a handful New Yorkers to define the southern boundary of Harlem and […]


Pricespotter: How Much for a Two-Bed With Clawfoot Tub in the Heights? | Curbed NY

Pricespotter: How Much for a Two-Bed With Clawfoot Tub in the Heights? | Curbed NY

by Hana R. Alberts PriceSpotter is Curbed’s asking price guessing game. They provide you with some details and pictures from an apartment listing, and you take a crack at the price in the comments. Located just north of the George Washington Bridge, this two-bedroom co-op comes with a host of quaint prewar details, from exposed […]


Harlem’s Turreted Circus Castle Is Getting a Big Makeover | Curbed NY

Harlem's Turreted Circus Castle Is Getting a Big Makeover | Curbed NY

by Hana R. Alberts Harlem’s Bailey Mansion made headlines in 2009 when the 1888-built home at 150th Street and St. Nicholas sold for 75 percent off its asking price of $10 million. It took a few years, but the former residence of circus mogul James A. Bailey (yes, as in Barnum & Bailey) is now […]


Camping In A New York City Park: Is It Any Fun? | Curbed NY

Camping In A New York City Park: Is It Any Fun? | Curbed NY

by Jessica Dailey The New York City Parks Department’s takes green-starved city dwellers on outdoor adventures for free through its Urban Park Rangers program. All you have to do is register online, and hope you get selected via the random lottery. I tried my luck and got chosen for not one, but two excursions. First […]


Washington Heights Brownstone Hits the Market For $2.5M | Curbed NY

Washington Heights Brownstone Hits the Market For $2.5M | Curbed NY

by Jessica Dailey It’s not the most expensive home currently available in the neighborhood, but at $2.475 million, this single family brownstone is now the priciest townhouse in Washington Heights (the “most expensive” title actually goes to a condo). Located at 431 West 162nd Street near Roger Morris Park, the house has been lovingly maintained; […]


The Stack Unveils Pricing, Photos, Instructional Floorplans | Curbed NY

The Stack Unveils Pricing, Photos, Instructional Floorplans | Curbed NY

by Jeremiah Budin The Stack, the prefabricated Inwood development formerly known as Broadway Stack, has debuted its market-rate rental on its own website, BuzzBuzz Home reports. The pricing is starting at $1,755 for a studio, $2,400 for a 1BR, $2,850 for a 2BR, and $3,990 for a 3BR. Read more:  The Stack Unveils Pricing, Photos, […]


Exploring the Harlem River’s Little-Known Swindler Cove Park | Camera Obscura – Curbed NY

Exploring the Harlem River's Little-Known Swindler Cove Park | Camera Obscura - Curbed NY

By Nathan Kensinger Swindler Cove Park is one of Manhattan’s least known yet most beautiful parks. Opened in 2003, the park occupies a five acre patch of land along the Harlem River that was once used as a communal dumping ground. Before construction on the park could begin, workers reportedly “removed tons of garbage, rusted-out cars, sunken boats […]


Cornerspotted: Paterno Castle of Washington Heights – Curbed NY

Cornerspotted: Paterno Castle of Washington Heights - Curbed NY

by Dave Hogarty Yesterday’s Cornerspotter puzzle featured a close-up image of a castle with a greenhouse and a driveway. What it didn’t feature and would have given everything away is the heights upon which it was perched, high above the Hudson River in Inwood just north of present location of the George Washington Bridge. Paterno […]

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