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Landmarks Commission designates new historic district in Central Harlem

The LPC has approved the designation of a new historic district for Central Harlem. The stretch between West 130th street to West 132nd street between Lenox and Adam Clayton Powell encompasses 164 buildings which are mostly row houses. LPC rules take effect immediately. But with the LPC currently without a leader and reform potentially coming to the commission, the precise effect of new historic districts are unknown at this point.

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The Author-  Brian Silvestry , a licensed real estate broker, has been selling residential and commercial real estate since 1999. He has sold in every neighborhood from Battery Park City to Washington Heights.


321 West 136th street construction update

321 West 136th street in Harlem is still sitting dormant with the windows removed from the building. It appears as if the property transferred late last year for $3.525 million 2 years after being purchased for $2.2 million. Plans were filed with DOB for a new 6 story building with 10,000 sqft of residential space. A loan was taken out at the same time so perhaps some sort of construction is imminent at the site.