April 25, 2017, 2pm PDT
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.
December 22, 2016, 7am PST
East Harlem Rezoning Could Add New Retail to Public Housing Projects
Crain's New York Business
November 12, 2016, 11am PST
Planners released new details of a proposed rezoning on the East Harlem neighborhood in New York City.
October 28, 2016, 11am PDT
Stating the need for increased density and transit-oriented development, the Department of City Planning will remove the neighborhood's parking requirements.
August 9, 2016, 10am PDT
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.
Regional Plan Association
February 4, 2015, 5am PST
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.
July 28, 2014, 6am PDT
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.
June 26, 2012, 6am PDT
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.