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Uptown links: two "big, international-name" retailers are looking at 125th Street, and more

Updated: Mar 18, 2020

The Apollo Theater on 125th Street in Harlem

• Harlem's historic main street continues to boom. The commercial real estate company Colliers says it is “actively working with two big, international-name retailers looking at 125th Street." [NY Post]

• It turns out Hudson Yards raised $1.2 billion via a program intended to alleviate urban poverty. How? By using a map of Manhattan that magically linked the West Side with parts of Harlem with large public housing projects. [CityLab]

• Lin-Manuel Miranda just announced that the "In the Heights" movie will be shot in Washington Heights this summer. [Patch]

• Foot Locker is opening a huge new experiential "Power Store" on West 181st Street in Washington Heights, complete with barbershop, gaming zone, and event space with a DJ. [NY Post]

• A new lottery has opened for 144 below-market apartments on First Avenue in East Harlem. [Patch]

• These are the renderings for a new luxury building near 125th Street. [New York YIMBY]

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