National Urban League Headquarters to be Built in Harlem

The state’s development corporation is planning to break ground on a 17-story mixed-use building to house New York’s first civil rights museum and the National Urban League’s new headquarters near the Adam Clayton Powell office building on 125th St., and will include at least 170 units of affordable housing, as well as office space and an Urban League conference center. Image via New York Daily News

Harlem knew this was coming. Now an illustration for the National Urban League’s Headquarters and Civil Rights Museum to be built on 125th Street near Lenox Avenue, bringing the League back home, where it was founded in 1910.












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