National Urban League Plans New Headquarters In Harlem

A major development is planned for the heart of Harlem.

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- A major development is planned for the heart of Harlem. The National Urban League is going to build its new headquarters on 125th Street between Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard and Lenox Avenue. It's a $242 million development project. Urban League president and CEO Marc Morial joined Governor Cuomo for the announcement.

MARC MORIAL: That journey began almost a decade ago for us to do something spectacular. But this is for Harlem. What will you have? 170 units of affordable housing, the National Urban League's headquarters, and the first ever Civil Rights museum in New York history.

- The National Urban League was founded in Harlem in 1910. Its current location is in the financial district.