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Uptown links: HBO's 'The Apollo' doc trailer is here, and more

October 18, 2019



• HBO just released the trailer for its documentary about The Apollo, packed with gorgeous archival footage. It comes out November 6th. [Gothamist]

• Bronx-based artist Vinnie Bagwell's proposed 18-foot winged angel was chosen to replace the controversial statue of J. Marion Sims on 103rd Street and Fifth Avenue, but only after a major community protest. [Gothamist]


• Two buildings in Central Harlem were recently sold but will remain "deeply" affordable for at least 40 years. [NY Post]


• "The Arches of Harlem" is a proposal by local architectural firm Focus Lighting to light up the Riverside Drive Viaduct at night. [6SQFT]


• A 16-story mixed-use building with 92 apartments and major commercial space is being planned for a long-undeveloped plot at 402-422 West 126th Street in Manhattanville. [Commercial Observer]


• The Harlem home of a "grandmillenial" couple is filled with antiques they bought at auction. [NY Post


• 125th Street, Hamilton Heights and Inwood are three neighborhood gems "that combine preservation, progress and affordability." [Commercial Observer]


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