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Uptown links: a Harlem church seeks to rezone a corner of Central Park North, and more

Updated: Mar 17, 2020

• A Harlem house of worship in a prime location–La Hermosa Christian Church on the corner of Fifth Avenue and 110th Street–is seeking approval for a 33-story residential building with about 50 affordable units. [Curbed NY]

• Last weekend President Donald Trump tweeted about wanting to help New York City complete the Second Avenue Subway–current plans are to extend it to E 125th Street–and left local politicians scratching their heads. [amNewYork]

• Two adjoining townhouses on Mount Morris Park West that were marketed as a megamansion and listed for a record-setting $27 million just saw their price drop to $14.9 million. [Curbed NY]

• New basketball courts are coming to the Jacob Schiff Playground in West Harlem. [Patch]

• Now's the perfect time to take a walk around Fort Tryon Park and find all the humorous signs that were installed by the Parks Department. [amNewYork]

• Here's an in-depth look at the three local clothing brands being given a boost by the Foot Locker Power Store in Washington Heights. [amNewYork]

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