125th Street Business Improvement District

 Workforce Development 


De Blasio Administration Announces Overhaul Of Workforce Development To Focus On Good-Paying Jobs, Skill-Building, And Strengthening New York City's Economy


City to apply 'First Look NYC' Hiring to procurement, moving New Yorkers to front of the line applying for work at City contractors and economic development projects.


Training programs to help up to 30,000 New Yorkers per year secure middle-skill jobs and work in good-paying industries


Industry partnerships and talent pipelines in tech, health care, manufacturing, construction will align training programs to employer demands. Read More


What's New!

Holiday Window Displays Tell the Story of Harlem


A series of holiday storefront window displays will take shoppers and tourists through the different eras of the neighborhood, telling a story at each business.  Shoppers will be able to take a self-guided tour - which spans about a mile and a half from 113th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue to 125th Street and Lenox Avenue - and follow the story by reading QR codes on their phone. Read More


New Food Hub Offers Healthy Choices to West Harlem

The hub is one of four that are part of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation or LISC's Communities for Healthy Food NYC, funded by the Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund. The cooking classes are just one of the services offered at the West Harlem Community Healthy Food Hub, located in a formerly vacant storefront on Lenox Avenue, run by the West Harlem Group Assistance affordable housing organization. It also offers a grocery store style food pantry for the neighborhood. Read More

125th Street
Recording Area: 125th Street South West Corner of Frederick Douglass Blvd.

Week of November 24 - November 30
 74,502 total visitors this week
+32.3% change from same week in the previous year.


Weekly Performance


     The total customer count for the Week beginning 24-NOV-2014 changed by -4,147 from the previous week. Total count for portfolio as a whole changed -4.34%. The highest hourly customer count for the Week beginning 24-NOV-2014 were achieved on Wednesday at 2pm.  

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Season's Greetings

125th Street
Holiday Deals






 Dec. 8 - Dec. 14

Question Bridge: Black Males

Dec. 8th  
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Dec. 8th 

5:00 am - 10:00 pm

Dec. 9th  
12:00 - 2:00 pm

Romare Bearden: A Black Odyssey

Dec. 10th  

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm   

Harlem Jammin Jazz Tour

Dec. 11th  

6:00 pm - 9:30 pm   

A Very Sandy Baker Holiday Jewelry Show

Dec. 13th  

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm   

Harlem in the News

Harlem Residents Get a Legal Helping Hand form the "Street Lawyer" of 125th Street


Duchess Kate to Visit Harlem Child Development Center during New York Visit 

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