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.


2022 ULI Global Award for Excellence

Essex Crossing is recognized for representing the highest standards of achievement in the land use profession.

AIA 2021 Regional & Urban Design Awards

Essex Crossing is awarded for epitomizing the best in urban design, regional and city planning, and community development.

ULI Excellence in Mixed-Use Development

Essex Crossing Phase One is the winner of the 2019 Excellence Award for Best Mixed-Use Project.

Multi Family Executive Award - Project of the Year: Senior Affordable

Frances Goldin Senior Apartments wins 2018 MFE Project of the Year: Senior Affordable.