East Harlem

Second Avenue Subway

Opinion: Second Avenue Subway Should Come With Zoning Changes

Increasing density in the neighborhoods surrounding the new subway stops would bring more affordable, transit-adjacent housing to East Harlem and boost ridership.

April 6, 2022 - Gotham Gazette


Harlem Zoning Changes Will Allow for More Density

An additional 3,500 units means more money for land owners and more choices apartment seekers in east Harlem.

June 18, 2017 - Crain's New York Business

Harlem River

Rezoning Coming to East Harlem

New York City has commenced a Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP) in the neighborhood of East Harlem. This would be the second rezoning toward Mayor de Blasio's goal for 15 rezonings.

April 25, 2017 - The Real Deal


East Harlem Rezoning Could Add New Retail to Public Housing Projects

East Harlem Rezoning Could Add New Retail to Public Housing Projects

December 22, 2016 - Crain's New York Business

East Harlem

East Harlem Rezoning Could Bring 7,500 New Apartments

Planners released new details of a proposed rezoning on the East Harlem neighborhood in New York City.

November 12, 2016 - New York YIMBY

New York Parking

NYC Preps to Scrap East Harlem Parking Minimums

Stating the need for increased density and transit-oriented development, the Department of City Planning will remove the neighborhood's parking requirements.

October 28, 2016 - StreetsBlog NYC

New York Apartments

One Fourth of East Harlem Housing Set to Lose Affordability

The area could lose up to 500 units of affordable housing every year for the next 30 years if the city doesn't extend existing protections.

August 9, 2016 - Regional Plan Association

Mayor de Blasio Stresses Affordable Housing in State of the City Address

In his State of the City Address on Feb. 3, the New York City mayor made it clear that his overriding priority is affordable housing. He targeted six neighborhoods in all five boroughs where development will be required to include affordable housing.

February 4, 2015 - New York Observer

'El Barrio Tours' Tells of Gentrification in Working Class Neighborhoods

Documentary filmmaker Alex Padilla tackled gentrification in East Harlem with the film, El Barrio Tours. Now Padilla is touring cities to tell the story of gentrification's impact on working class immigrant neighborhoods.

July 28, 2014 - Next City

At Manhattan Big Box Mall, Parking Garage Still Sits Empty

A big box mall built in East Harlem, complete with an 1,100 space garage, is seeing its customers walk to shop instead of driving. The suburban assumptions underlying the enormous garage never panned out in the heart of the city.

June 26, 2012 - Streetsblog

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