The city has broken ground for One East Harlem, a one-acre, mixed-use development in East Harlem. The project is a key component of the City’s East 125th Street development project.
The project will deliver just over 400 housing units, 300 units of which will be affordable; 65,000 s/f of retail space including a Food Bazaar supermarket; 5,000 s/f dedicated to local retail; 10,000 s/f of public open space and; 5,000 s/f of cultural space to be tenanted by Groove With Me, a local development organization offering free dance classes and performance opportunities for young girls. The project is expected to create nearly 300 construction jobs and over 140 permanent jobs. It is expected to be complete in 2021.