1680 Lexington Avenue

New York, NY

Originally the Heritage School, co-founded by Teachers College, Columbia University, this building is the oldest school in New York City. Designated a NYC Landmark in 1996, this East Harlem structure currently houses the Julia De Burgos Latino Cultural Center.

MHA worked with the NYC Economic Development Corporation and was responsible for the complete exterior façade restoration of the 60,000 square foot building.

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