Among the allegations against U.S. Representative Charles Rangel of Harlem is that he accepted shady discounts on four rent-stabilized apartments in Lenox Terrace, historically one of Harlem’s poshest addresses.
In 1968, the Times Magazine called the building, located at West 132-135th Streets between Lenox and Fifth Avenue and owned by the Olnick Organization, “Harlem’s Best Read More
The owners of Lenox Terrace, a large central Harlem apartment complex with deep political roots, are planning a major new expansion on their property, a proposal that seems likely to set off a fight with the existing tenants.
But unlike most every other development battle in the city—which inevitably become political fights—the complex is literally Read More
Ellen Hauer, a 30-year employee of the reclusive Olnick family’s Hampton Management Company, has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $1 million from her one-time employer in exchange for 3.5 to 10.5 years in prison, according to The New York Times:
Ms. Hauer, 52, who served as controller of the Read More
Never heard of the Olnicks? Aside from industry insiders, pretty much no one had until July 11, when The New York Times revealed that, amid an affordable housing crisis, Congressman Charles Rangel had been hoarding four rent-stabilized apartments in the Olnick’s Lenox Terrace complex in Harlem.
It may be hard to believe that in Read More