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Hamilton a star of this weekends Harlem Open House Expo

Alexander Hamilton, the unlikely star of a hit Broadway musical, will take center stage again this weekend when the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY) hosts it’s 2016 Uptown Open House Expo.

The Founding Father’s legacy is built into Harlem where  his home, Hamilton Grange,  still stands  today.


This weekend, New Yorkers can learn about the  history of the neighborhood, its buildings and architecture; and explore, through a self-guided tour, dozens of the hottest, exclusive Harlem co-op, condo, and townhouse listings on the market.

During the  free event hosted by the REBNY’s Upper Manhattan Committee,  attendees will hear about Hamilton and his neighborhood from historian Kevin Draper of New York Historical Tours, enjoy a free breakfast, receive a neighborhood guide with details on available listings in Harlem, and consult with REBNY’s expert residential brokers on the home buying process.

They will also hear from community leaders and real estate industry experts before viewing the open houses. Speakers will include Curtis Archer, president of the Harlem Community Development Corporation, Angela Hancock, Founder of Experience Harlem, Brian Phillips, Douglas Elliman Real Estate, co-Chair of REBNY’s Upper Manhattan Committee and Charlie Lewis, Warburg Realty, co-Chair of REBNY’s Upper Manhattan Committee.

REBNY is putting the spotlight on Harlem
REBNY is putting the spotlight on Harlem

The Open House Expo starts at 10 a.m. on Sunday (April 10) with a Meet & Greet atRow House Restaurant, 2128 Frederick Douglass Blvd., corner of West 115th Street, sponsored by Citibank. Open houses will be from noon to 5:00 p.m.

Split into two separate viewing days, the 2016 Uptown Open House Expo will also take place on Sunday, April 17 with listings in Washington Heights and Inwood. The Meet & Greet on this second day, sponsored by First Republic Bank, will be held at the Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial & Education Center (3940 Broadway) at 10:00 a.m.

Featured speakers will include: Martin Collins, Co-founder of the Uptown Arts Stroll and Assistant Manager, Veterans Business at Washington Heights and Inwood Development Corporation, and Zachary Kussin, real estate/travel reporter for the New York Post.

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