Harlem Genesis

Multiple Addresses

Property Type:

Commercial, Mixed-Income

Number of Units:


Property Size:

93,732 SF


GF55 and Frederic Schwartz

The Harlem Genesis development consists of three separate building sites in West Harlem. Acquired through the NYC Housing & Preservation Department (HPD) Cornerstone Program, these sites include 86 mixed-income rental units and approximately 3,450 square feet of community facility space at 119th Street and 2,900 of commercial space at Frederick Douglass Boulevard. Harlem Genesis opened for occupancy in the summer of 2010.


GrandLo Café Soft Opens at 178 Broome St.

The first commercial business at Essex Crossing opens and will serve as a workforce development and social enterprise café.

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Residents Settle In at Frances Goldin Senior Apartments at Essex Crossing

The 14-story building at 175 Delancey St. has been named after Frances Goldin, local activist. After officially opening earlier this year, senior residents are finally settling in to their new homes.

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Essex Crossing Reveals More Market Line Vendors

The Market Line, the 150,000-square foot subterranean underground food pavilion will open Summer 2018.

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Delancey Street Associates Opens First Building at Essex Crossing

First building to open at nine-site project dedicated to longtime LES activist Frances Goldin and will house six former Seward Park Urban Renewal Area tenants.

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Lower East Side Celebrates Grand Opening of the First Essex Crossing Building.