Though yesterday's Curbed tipster doubted the retail viability of ViVa, West Harlem's hottest new microneighborhood, another reader points out that Columbia University's planned campus may bring revival, if not to the Valley itself, then to surrounding areas. Notes our tipster, "The commercial site you show is about 2 blocks away. Crappy today... gentrified tomorrow."
· Columbia's Proposed Expansion to West Harlem [Columbia University]
· ViVa Update: '#1 Worst Commercial Location in the City' [Curbed]