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Uptown Links: City Seeking Artists to Repaint 191st Street Tunnel, and More

Updated: Mar 23, 2023

City Seeking New Art Proposals for 191st Street Tunnel Beautification

• The Department of Transportation is inviting artists to submit proposals for the latest beautification project of the 191st Street Tunnel in Washington Heights, due by April 14. The city agency painted over the tunnel's old murals, which had been obscured by graffiti, as part of a clean-up in January. [NYC DOT]

• The first uptown subway bathroom to reopen since the pandemic will be the 168th Street A, C station in Washington Heights. The renovated restroom will be back in service in May. [Patch]

• President Biden's most recent budget plan allocates about $500 million to the Second Avenue Subway extension coming to East Harlem—currently projected to cost $7.7 billion. [NY Times]

• Here's a visit to the "million dollar condo" of former Real Housewives of New York Eboni K. Williams, who moved to her new Harlem apartment last June. [NY Times]

• Harlem below 125th Street is the Manhattan neighborhood that added the most new housing in 2022—a total of 313 units. [Patch]

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