New Commercial+Residential Building on 125th Street Coming

New York YIMBY is reporting that permits have been filed for a 21-story mixed-use building at 35 West 125th Street between Fifth and Lenox. The location had a Rite Aid and 2 story commercial offices.

The proposed 195-foot-tall development will yield 119,064 square feet, with 110,477 square feet designated for residential space and 8,587 square feet for commercial space. The building will have 162 residences, most likely rentals based on the average unit scope of 681 square feet. The concrete-based structure will also have a cellar and a 30-foot-long rear yard.

The Harlem Shuttle

In the first half of the 20th Century, what became the MTA had a 3rd Avenue trolly car line called the Harlem Shuttle:

You can see the “S” on the front of the full photo of the trolly car, below.

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