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Black Architects Say Columbia Shut Them Out of $6.3 Billion Harlem Campus

Critics say Columbia hasn't hired enough African-American architects for its Manhattanville expansion.

West Harlem »

Residents Where 'Cannibal' Cop Patrolled Fear the Worst

Area activists want missing women's cases investigated for links to NYPD cop Gilberto Valle.

West Harlem »

Fire Breaks Out at 134th Street Building

A fire ripped through 509 W. 134th St. Friday afternoon, FDNY officials said

West Harlem »

Columbia Gets $15M from City to Help Fund Tech Campus

The city awarded Columbia $15 million to help it build a new engineering school.

Harlem »

Whole Foods Has Pick of the Real Estate Crop if it Moves to Harlem

Some Harlem real estate experts think West Harlem would be a prime location for the store.

Harlem »

Columbia Students, Activists Occupy Harlem Warehouse in Campus Expansion

Group says they want to prevent eminent domain from being used.

Harlem »

West Harlem Plans How to Spend $150M in Columbia Cash

Community Board 9 has formed a special committee to look at specific spending projects.  

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

NYU Top Contender for Second City Tech Campus, Report Says

NYU's Brooklyn plan is reportedly among the front-runners if the city opts for a second tech campus.

Harlem »

Group Handling Columbia Cash Spent $300K on Consultants With Political Ties

The West Harlem Local Development Corporation paid $320,000 to two politically-connected consultants.

Manhattan »

Mayor Bloomberg Narrows Field For New City Tech Campus

Four applicants are now in the running to build a new city-subsidized engineering school, Bloomberg said.

Harlem »

CB 9 Wants Group Handling $150 M in Columbia Cash to Disclose Finances

The board says it has "no confidence" in the West Harlem Local Development Corporation which is being investigated by the State Attorney General.

Harlem »

Rangel Says AG Right to Investigate Group Handling Columbia Cash

US Rep Charles Rangel said Attorney General Eric Schneiderman would be "derelict" if he didn't look into accusations against the West Harlem Local Development Corporation.

Harlem »

West Harlem Community Group Used Columbia Funds for Jobs Program

The Department of Youth and Community Development said it received $300,000 from the West Harlem Local Development Corporation to hire 220 Harlem kids for a summer jobs program.

Harlem »

Attorney General Investigating Group Handling Columbia Cash

The West Harlem Local Development Corporation, the focus of an investigation by Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, has spent more on consultants than programming.

Harlem »

Scott Stringer Wants to Halt Group's Spending of Columbia Cash in Harlem

Borough President Scott Stringer is trying to stop the group handling the $150 million Columbia University community benefits agreement with West Harlem to stop disbursing funds and reorganize.

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