Posts Tagged ‘Amsterdam News’

People’s Victory: Activists stop effort to rename Harlem south of 125th Street ‘SoHa’ | Amsterdam News

People’s Victory: Activists stop effort to rename Harlem south of 125th Street ‘SoHa’ | Amsterdam News

By STEPHON JOHNSON and CYRIL JOSH BARKER It looks like the battle to rename Harlem south of 125th Street “SoHa” is coming to an abrupt end. Reports indicate that real estate firm Keller Williams is heeding the call of the community to stop using the term to attract new residents to the already heavily gentrified […]


Rent is too Damn High in the Heights | Amsterdam News

Rent is too Damn High in the Heights | Amsterdam News

By Dominique Dajer First rents in Harlem skyrocketed to historic highs, and now Washington Heights is seeing similar trends as gentrification pushes further uptown. Increasing commercial rents have hit businesses particularly hard. “Ten years ago rents on Frederick Douglass Boulevard were around $30 per square foot,” says Faith Hope Consolo of the real estate firm […]

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