We've written about the Harlem Marriott, the massive slab sure to transform the neighborhood, back in the fall and then again recently. CityRag lets us know that the place broke ground last week, while the Gotham Gazette writes about neighborhood criticism of the plan?and, for good measure, throws in a massive overview of the current new hotel scene in NYC. Ponder this: "With new hotels springing up around the city, more of New York's neighborhoods are in danger of becoming tourist attractions."
· Hotels in New York: Boom or Bust? [Gotham Gazette]
· Criticism of New Hotel on 125th Street Lingers [Gotham Gazette]
· Marriott Checks in with Harlem Hotel [NYPost]
· The Future of Harlem: The Story of Six Strangers? [Curbed]