Bye Bye Harlem….
125th street will never be the same….
via Daily NEWS:
The city Planning Department has spent four years organizing a mix of uses, heights and incentives along 125th St. between Broadway and Second Ave.
It includes incentives for “arts and entertainment uses” such as galleries, theaters and museums; discourages big bank lobbies, pawn shops and roll-down metal gates, and will impose a 290-foot height limit – the first ever along the street.
Planning Commission Chairwoman Amanda Burden told the Daily News that the plan has something for everyone.
“We feel very confident and excited about this plan,” Burden said. “It really recognizes the cultural history of 125th St. as Harlem’s main street.”
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