Uptown links: plans revealed for a 42-story skyscraper near the Apollo Theater, and more

Updated: Mar 18


• A true Harlem skyscraper: See the renderings for a 42-story tower–mostly residential–planned for a lot right behind the Apollo Theater at 260-270 West 126th Street (see above, image via Google Maps). It would also be very close to the 28-story Victoria Theater development that's rising right now. [New York YIMBY]

• Hamilton Heights pizza and pasta favorite Fumo just expanded with a new location on Broadway between 107th and 108th Street in Morningside Heights. [West Side Rag]

• After Kamala Harris met with Rev. Al Sharpton at Sylvia's last week, a political reporter questioned the presidential hopeful's choice of chicken and waffles, causing an uproar on Twitter. [Washington Post]

• The Schomburg will be hosting the "Beyond Sims" panel this Saturday, your chance to help choose new artwork for the former site of the J. Marion Sims statue. [@NYCulture via Twitter]

• A fascinating history of playing the numbers, a daily street-run lottery game that began in Harlem in the 1920s and kept the uptown economy afloat until New York State took over. [NY Times]

• A restaurant specializing in Mexican mole just opened in East Harlem. [NY Times]

• Blink and you missed it: Angelina Jolie and her kids visited Harlem escape room Hoodwinked Escape during Oscars weekend. [Page Six]

• Expect a seven-story apartment building to rise at 101 Macombs Place. [New York YIMBY]

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