These studies were conducted with grants and support from the U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration, Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone, elected officials and a collaboration with the Urban Design Lab of Columbia University.


The BID publishes a monthly online newsletter that is distributed to over 6,000 readers. We include topics such as the Association's work, pedestrian counts in the district, sanitation updates, public safety updates, and announcements.

The Street

On 125th Street there is always something going on. Whether it’s a new store opening, a hotel being built, a concert happening, renovations, new developments, a memorial, march or special exhibit, this historic district is not to be missed. This section archives past events and activities within the district.

Black History Month

February is Black History Month. Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by black Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of African Americans in U.S. history.

Women's History Month

Women's History Month is an annual declared month worldwide that highlights the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. It is celebrated during March in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia.