125th Street Business Improvement District

                  Events & News: THIS WEEK - March 18, 2015  


Louis del Sarte's " Spirit of Harlem''  wall mosaic that was commissioned in 2005 by Norfolk Bank has livened up the corner of what became Capital One (125th Street and Frederick Douglass Boulevard) for the last 10 years. Capital One has now relocated to the adjacent corner and the storefront is currently vacant.  This is a great example of how to use dead space in commercial footprints to brand 125th Street as a cultural destination. "

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Real-Estate Development

Delshah Capital Puts Harlem Rental Building on Market, Could Fetch $26.1M


Eastern Consolidated has been retained by Delshah Capital as the exclusive sales agent for 321-323 Lenox Avenue in Harlem and one of the building's brokers thinks the property will sell for more than $26.1 million. Delshah bought it for $11.2 million in February 2012, property records indicate.

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Connecting to Business Data
125th Street Pedestrian
Footfall Count
Accurate, Compelling, and Objective data on 125th Street pedestrian flow  

View February Monthly Pedestrian Report
See Weekly Report Below:
  In February, our numbers dropped due to the unpredictable winter weather. As spring is approaching, our total visitor count should begin to increase significantly as we head into the sunny season.
Recording Area:125th Street South West Corner of Frederick Douglass Blvd.

Week of:
Mar. 2nd - Mar. 8th

47,116 total visitors this week.

-14.6% change from same week in the previous year.

The total customer count for the week beginning 2-MAR-2015 changed by -3,660 from the previous week. Total count for portfolio on a whole changed -8%. The highest customer count for the week beginning 2-MAR-2015 were achieved on Monday at 12 pm.

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Harlem News
How Harlem Has Changed: Photographs by Albert Vecerka
Albert Vecerka first came to Harlem in 1993 to study architecture at the City College of New York, and he quickly learned two things.

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New York City Councilman Calls for Harlem-Edgewater Ferry Connection 

Mark Levine called for ferry service between West 125th Street and the Edgewater ferry terminal in an opinion piece in amNew York.

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125th Street
 Sanitation Program
The Spring weather is beginning to show more and more each day!

 Our Sanitation Team is taking full advantage of this time by making sure our trash receptacles aren't over flowing and the streets of 125th Street are clean for our pedestrians., visitors & residents.

We continue to thank them for their hard work & dedication!

March 18 - March 22

Amateur Night at the Apollo
March 18th
7:30 pm

FSH 18th Annual Student Ice Show: Wish Upon A Star
March 21st & 22nd
7:00 pm & 3:00 pm

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Connecting to Technology

Free Space and Tech Industry Mentors for Startups  

Willing to Move to Harlem


 Calling all uptown tech entrepreneurs - a new business project is offering startups nine months of free office space and access to mentors from tech companies like Google, Voxy, and Genius. The only catch is that the startups have to commit to staying in Harlem for at least five years.
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The Incredible Innovation at this week's SXSW Interactive



How Austin, Texas managed to grow one of the most exciting technology summits in the world out of a music festival is a mystery, but this week's SXSW Interactive delivered in spades. From medical to wearable, over 70 finalists contended for the 2015 Interactive Innovation Awards. It's hard to choose which are the most noteworthy, but we've picked our top 3 in the categories of Productivity, Connectivity, and Humanity.
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Connecting to the Community

De Blasio: Columbia a 'Natural Choice' for Obama Library


  Columbia University is "a very natural choice" for the future Barack Obama Presidential Library, Mayor Bill de Blasio said. "I write today in support of Columbia's University's proposal to host the Barack Obama Presidential Library at its new campus in West Harlem," the mayor said in a letter to The Barack Obama Foundation obtained by Capital.

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Connect with our Businesses
125th Street Businesses
In honor of women's history month, we are highlighting businesses that consists of deals women can take advantage of!

Jimmy Jazz
239 West 125th Street

New Balance for the Ladies! Spring Colors Just in time!
Payless ShoeSource
208 West 125th Street

Get sleek style and lasting comfort with Dexflex shoes!

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200 West 125th Street

Desk to Date Night: Casual by day, fancy by night.  

Visit Site 

Click HERE for more 125th Street Deals!

If you are a business on 125th Street, send information about your sales, discounts, and/or Events to srobinson@125thstreetbid.com. Help us continue to promote you!
Spotlight on
West 125th Expansion Area
Each Week the BID introduce you to businesses west of our District. 
We invite you to visit them when you are on 125.

BTH - By The Hudson
712 West 125th Street

BTH is an inviting, comfortable, laid-back, yet elegant New American restaurant in West Harlem. Surrounded on all sides by stunning, unobstructed views of the Hudson River and Harlem Piers, there are only good tables at BTH. The cuisine is multi-ethnic in inspiration, casually elegant, and served up fresh and with a contemporary flair.



Brunch: Saturday - Sunday  11:00am - 3:30pm

Dinner: Monday - Thursday  5:00pm - 10:30pm

Friday & Saturday  5:00pm - 11:30pm

Sunday  5:00pm - 10:00pm 


More West Side Businesses: 

Dinosaur Bar-B-Que 

Harlem's Floridita
125th St. & 12th Ave. Harlem

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