MIXED USE

THE EAST HARLEM MEDIA/ENTERTAINMENT/CULTURAL CENTER
 
 
In 2009, the development team for the East Harlem Media/Entertainment/Cultural Center (MEC) LLC (Archstone-Smith, the Richman Group, Monadnock Construction, Hope Community and El Barrio's Operation Fightback) began the first phase of construction on the first phase of development for the East Harlem MEC, which is located at the corner of 125th Street and 3rd Avenue. The first phase of development for the East Harlem MEC has been completed and occupied. This development is a 49 residential units for households earning less than 60% of area median income. This building is LEED Silver certified.

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The second phase of development for the East Harlem MEC, which will include the entire block front of 125th Street between 3rd and 2nd Avenues, is in planning. The second phase of development for the East Harlem MEC will include retail, commercial, hotel, cultural and residential development and extensive open space.