Grant Houses

Sat, Aug 23, 2014, 4:53pm
Manhattanville sits on a low, flat plane just north of Morningside Heights. This former industrial neighborhood will soon house Columbia’s new campus expansion, which will feature graduate school facilities in the arts, sciences, and business.
Wed, Jun 11, 2014, 11:13pm
After last week's police raid on gangs in the Grant and Manhattanville housing projects, anti-violence advocates are seeking to defuse tensions and direct more funding to community organizations.
Thu, May 1, 2014, 2:52am
Robert Cartagena was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison on Wednesday, after being convicted for the murder of Tayshana Murphy earlier this month.
Fri, Mar 7, 2014, 4:33am
Ahead of public housing funding changes that will transfer money from security toward repairs, the tenants of local public housing complexes say that the city needs to look instead at the relationship between police and residents instead.
Tue, Sep 24, 2013, 10:54pm
Morningside Gardens is one of the most active participants in Mayor Michael Bloomberg's city-wide composting pilot program, achieving high participation rates and low trash output.
Thu, Sep 19, 2013, 5:00am
Two years after Tayshana Murphy's death, her father and other locals are working to make sure she’s the last person killed in the turf war between youth in the Grant and Manhattanville houses.
Wed, Jul 17, 2013, 10:24pm
About 100 locals gathered on Saturday to condemn violence between youth in Grant and Manhattanville houses in a rally planned by an unlikely trio of parents.
Mon, Apr 29, 2013, 2:39am
Young Empowered Artists of Harlem, or Y.E.A.H., located on 126th Street, aims to bring 15 teenagers each from Grant Houses and Manhattanville Houses together for work on a visual arts initiative, which Roy Secord, who runs the nonprofit, described as a large anti-violence mural.
Tue, Feb 7, 2012, 3:44am
The Grant Houses are where 18-year-old basketball star Tayshana Murphy was fatally shot in September 2011.
Tue, Jan 3, 2012, 6:08pm
Youth crews have been widely blamed for a perceived spike in crime in West Harlem, as well as in the Grant and Manhattanville housing projects.