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“3 East Harlem Buildings with Strong Community Ties are Now NYC Landmarks”

Three East Harlem buildings with strong neighborhood ties were swiftly landmarked on Tuesday morning. The city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission voted unanimously to designate the Benjamin Franklin High School (now known as the Manhattan Center for Science and Mathematics), the former Richard Webber Harlem Packing House, and the former Public School 109. “We are proud to designate these..

“Construction Watch: Nineteen North”

Third floor framing is complete at Nineteen North apartments in Allentown. First Amherst Development is constructing the four-level, 39 unit luxury apartment building one block west of Main Street. The building will feature parking for forty cars on the first level and 24 two-bedroom and 15 one-bedroom apartments on the upper floors. Apartments range in size from..






“ECHDC Approves Interpretive Structures Project – Is There Still Hope for the Seneca Chief?”

The Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation (ECHDC) Board of Directors has approved a contract for construction management services related to the Interpretive Structures Project, which encompasses two structures – the Union Block Building and The Pavilion. Both structures will mimic buildings that were previously located at the site, with similar massing. The Union Block Building will be..