125th Street Business Improvement District

Development Happenings

 125 Retail Watch


5-15 West 125th Street 

This property remained vacant over many years.  In August of this year it was announced that Bed Bath and Beyond and We Work signed the first

leases. http://commercialobserver.com/2014/08/bed-bath-beyond-wework-sign-first-harlem-leases/

Last week, construction work progressed from the basement level to ground floor.   



261 West 125th Street 


It was announced at the BID's June Annual meeting this 

year that Banana Republic would be the tenant on the ground level under Red Lobster.  The store is being built out and last week, a new sign appeared.




City Promises to Restore Historic Harlem Watchtower - Albeit Differently than Planned

Officials doles out $4.2 million last year toward the restoration of Manhattan's lone remaining cast-iron fire watchtower, but preservationists and locals uptown worry that a change in the Park's Department's plans may delay its restoration. The Parks Department says that's not so. Read More

Colorado REIT unloads 
Harlem Resi and Retail portfolio for $67M


AIMCO just closed on the sale of a 21-building residential and retail portfolio in Central Harlem for $66.7 Million.Read More 


What's New!
$5.25 million of the TIGER grant will go toward the Park/125 capital project.

Mayor de Blasio and Senator Schumer announced that New York City will receive $25 million in Federal TIGER transportation funds to implement a set of projects advancing the Mayor's Vision Zero Initiative, which seeks to eliminate traffic-related deaths and serious injuries in NYC.

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125th Street
Recording Area: 125th Street South West Corner of Frederick Douglass Blvd.
Week of September 15 - September 21
77,984 total visitors this week
+29.17% change from same week in the previous year.


Weekly Performance


     The total customer count for the Week beginning 15-SEP-2014 changed by 6,310 from the previous week. Total count for portfolio as a whole changed 7.53%. The highest hourly customer count for the Week beginning 15-SEP-2014 were achieved on Monday at 8am.  


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More Development 

Inside the Conversion of an Abandoned East Harlem School


After sitting abandoned
for 15 years, P.S. 109 is finally being converted into a residential building by nonprofit Artspace.


East Harlem library slated to close for half a year for upgrades 



Anguilar Library in East Harlem will temporarily close Nov. 3 to receive new heating and cooling equipment, including air conditioners, hot water pumps and a temperature control system. The branch will reopen in the summer. 

Photo of the Week

Courtesy: Jimmy Jazz


Sept. 29 - Oct. 5  

Corresponded by Boram Lee

Sept. 29th  
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The Rendezvous

Sept. 29th  
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Building a Bigger & Better Business

Sept. 30th  
8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Cove Kingdom Presents 'Thursday Night Comedy'

Oct. 2nd  
6:00 am - 12:00 pm

Harlem After Work Salsa

Oct. 2nd  
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Harlem in the News

NYC's Once-Neglected Hudson River Experiences a Rebirth

Premiere: Maya Angelou 'Harlem Hop Scotch'

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