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GREAT EXPECTATIONS FOR HARLEM REAL ESTATE, PART II

GREAT EXPECTATIONS FOR HARLEM REAL ESTATE, PART II

Following former President Clinton’s lead, fresh residential opportunities and commerce are coming to Harlem.  The press is calling it a housing renaissance.  New zoning approved last fall for south central Harlem, the area’s most desirable location, allows for modest increases in residential density and also encourages ground floor retail businesses.  The zoning changes are intended to balance growth and preservation while promoting commercial development to support the revitalized community.