Uptown Links: the Schomburg Center Is Getting a "Facelift," and More



• Governor Kathy Hochul visited the Schomburg Center this week to announce that the Harlem library will be getting an $8-million "facelift," including a new facade and roof. [Patch]


• Jalao NYC, a Dominican restaurant in Santo Domingo, will be opening up a second branch in the new Radio Hotel in Washington Heights today. [NY Times]


• A housing lottery has launched at 2750-2754 Frederick Douglass Boulevard, comprised of two new low-rise buildings on the corner of W 146th Street. The nine rentals are for residents at 130 percent of the area median income (people making between $80,983 and $187,330). [New York Yimby]


• The Broadway Spanish Baptist Church and its developer are hoping to turn the church's current two-story building at 7 Hamilton Place, located in the recently-renovated Montefiore Square, into an 11-story mixed-use building with 66 apartments. The church would take up the first two floors. [The Real Deal]


• Harlem's Fashion Row is partnering with LVMH to present three BIPOC designers during New York Fashion Week in September: Clarence Ruth, Johnathan Hayden and Nicole Benefield. [Hypebeast]


• Jersey Mike's, a popular sub chain, is opening its first uptown location at 4055 Broadway between W 170th and W 171st Streets. [Patch]


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