125th Street Business Improvement District

Development Happenings





Banana Republic held its

 Grand Opening on Oct. 1, 2014!!!! There is a store-wide promotional sale of up to 60%!!! The store is located at 261 West 125th Street.



Mixed-used Tower Proposed for Victoria Theater Site in Harlem 


Permits have been filed by the Lam Group for the redevelopment of Harlem's Victoria Theater located at 233 West 125th Street. Read More



Harlem is TECH-nically the city;s next Silicon Valley


23 New Companies call the Manhattanville Factory District Home. 

A growing number of city-based tech firms have been ditching farther-flung posts in recent years, and setting up shop in West Harlem's Manhattanville Factory District. Read More


Three Hot Submarkets  Investors Dream About

Lots of young professionals are moving in from north of Central Park to the 125th Street corridor-along with banks, coffee shops, and pubs.

What's New!

W 125st NYCEDC 
Streetscape Improvement Project Update
Water main and catch basin drainage 
work has commenced in this area. 
This work is necessary because in a city of 8.4 million people, what goes below the street is just as important as what occurs above. By doing them at the same time as the street level work, disruptions to the surrounding community are minimized.

125th Street Deals


Now's the perfect time to get a lot for a little. Join Planet Fitness for $10 down and $10 a month from now until October 10th!



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2 Entree + 1 Appetizer = $20 at Applebee's



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125th Street
Recording Area: 125th Street South West Corner of Frederick Douglass Blvd.
Week of September 22 - September 28
76,146 total visitors this week
+27.6% change from same week in the previous year.


Weekly Performance


     The total customer count for the Week beginning 22-SEP-2014 changed by 16,470 from the previous week. Total count for portfolio as a whole changed 1.16%. The highest hourly customer count for the Week beginning 22-SEP-2014 were achieved on Monday at 9am.  


Click here for Full Weekly Pedestrian Count Report


The official web address for New Yorkers is getting ready to launch. We would like to invite you to join us for a celebratory press conference and reception.

When: Wednesday, Oct. 8th
Time: 1:00 PM
Where: Flatiron Plaza North


Have you visited the BID's New .NYC Site?

Harlem Holiday Lighting 2014 Sponsor 

We welcome the Aloft Hotel as one of our Holiday Lighting Program Sponsors!!!



October 6 - October 12  

Puppet Making Workshop for Kids

Oct. 7th  
4:00 pm 

Growing Your Own Business via Financing & Mentorship

Oct. 9th  
8:30 am - 12:30 pm 

Live Wire

Oct. 9th  
6:30 pm 

'Songs of Legends' Cabaret w/lunch

Oct. 9th  
1:00 pm

Golden Krust Presents Free Mammograms

Oct. 10th  
9:30 am - 2:30 pm

Toya Delazy

Oct. 10th  
10:00 pm

The Liberation Series Felix

Oct. 11th  
1:00 pm

Harlem in the News


A Life Dedicated to Raising the Profile of Black Army Unit Overlooked by History

Harlem Based Non-Profit Donates Wigs to Cancer Patients at Metropolitan Hospital Center

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