Fri, Oct 9, 2015, 4:44pm
The West Harlem Development Corporation is asking the city whether there is enough space at the Grant Houses to build 200 additional units of affordable housing—an idea some residents say would compromise needed youth spaces.
Thu, Apr 23, 2015, 8:20am
Good morning, Columbia! Happy Take our Daughters and Sons to Work Day—the perfect day to skip class, visit your parents’ workplaces, and use regression as a coping device for imminent finals.
Wed, Apr 22, 2015, 8:39pm
Carlton Davis does more than just live in the Grant Houses. He hosts Halloween parties for its children, dreams of organizing a baseball team for its teenagers, and, as of Sunday, is the president of its tenant association.
Tue, Apr 14, 2015, 1:30am
A longstanding plan to transform a storefront on Old Broadway into a crisis intervention center is finally coming together.
Wed, Mar 25, 2015, 7:09am
When Columbia started building in Manhattanville, it promised to help support the neighborhood. What has it done so far?
Fri, Nov 21, 2014, 2:05am
Columbia students joined antiviolence activists in front of the Manhattan Criminal Court for the second time in two months on Thursday morning for the court appearances of 21 Manhattanville youth arrested in June on gang-related charges.
Thu, Nov 20, 2014, 3:54am
Kevin McAllister, a longtime electrician at Columbia, also runs the Uptown Inner City Baseball League, a youth sports organization in West Harlem.
Mon, Nov 10, 2014, 12:02am
Columbia students and neighborhood residents are calling for increased resources for the issues facing young residents of the Grant and Manhattanville Houses.
Fri, Oct 17, 2014, 2:32am
Five months after June’s massive police raids at the Grant and Manhattanville Houses, the families of those arrested stood in a crowded eleventh floor hallway on Thursday morning, waiting to be let into the courtroom where their sons and daughters would appear.
Fri, Sep 26, 2014, 1:24am
Approximately 20 parents and community members who were at a meeting Thursday said that the raids unfairly targeted their sons for violence that resulted from a chronic lack of resources.