As a pioneer and a community development visionary in less a period than twenty-one years, Izak-EL Muâeed Pasha, The Resident Imam of Masjid Malcolm Shabazz in Harlem, New York, has done an outstanding job in involving Masjid Malcolm Shabazz and the Muslim Community into the mainstream of economic development. As the Resident Imam of Masjid Malcolm Shabazz, Imam Pasha oversees and directs the educational mission, the community development, the community outreach initiative and the humanitarian imperative as a Muslim community that has involved to embrace its mandate of spreading human excellence in an excellent environment in a magnificent way.
Condominium building located at 104 West 116th Street is a 16 story building with (32) residential units. This property is adjacent to the Historic Masjid Malcolm Shabazz (Malcolm Shabazz Mosque), founded by Malcolm X in 1956. TheMuseum is currently under construction will be located on Lenox Avenue ( Malcolm X Blvd.)
Malcolm Shabazz Gardens I
is 41 three family homes consisting of one duplex unit for the owner and two rentable units. This project was build on West 117th street between Malcolm X Blvd. and Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Blvd. and stands as a prime model for the viability of three family houses in urban New York. The builder was the Bluestone Organization , architect was Danois Architects with Rabbanni Muhammad and Associates as Design consultant. Financing was provided by Chase Community Development Corporation and Carver Bancorp, Inc. The State of New York Mortgage Agency and Affordable Housing Corporation insured and provided grant funds for the project. Total project cost was 16.5 Million Dollars. Malcolm Shabazz Gardens as designed by MSDC is Harlem’s first affordable three family initiative. MSDC designed this three family resident model to allow owners rental income for mortgage maintenance.
Malcolm Shabazz Gardens II
Malcolm Shabazz Gardens II broke ground in 2004 is located on the western corners of West 117th Street at Malcolm X Blvd. The project consist of (2) six story mixed use buildings containing two Residential Condominium Units consisting of fifty-one residential apartments ( including (1) super’s apartment and (26) parking spaces); two Commercial Units; an eight unit condominium in (2) four story 4 unit buildings to be rehabilitated and three new three family homes. Malcolm Shabazz Development Corporation is the community sponsor. The developer is Lenox Central Development Corp. and Lenox Gardens Homes Corp. and architect Danosis Architects.
Malcolm Shabazz Court
This is a 42 residential located on 116th Street between Malcolm X Blvd. and 5th Avenue, this building will be “green and smart”. Malcolm Shabazz Development Corporation is the owner and developer. The builder is Loewen Development of New York’s premier builders.
The Renaissance project is located at the northeast corner of West 116th Street and Malcolm X Blvd.. The Renaissance Plaza is an eleven story building with 241 one, two and three bedroom apartments in a limited equity cooperative and approximately 60,000 square feet of ground floor retail space. Retail tenants include CVS, Popeye’s Chicken, Ashley Steward ,the UPS Store and Imperial Parking. The developer is Suna/Levine Inc., the architect Greenberg Farrow and financing was provided by Chase Manhattan Bank and various government agencies. Total cost of construction was 150 million. Malcolm Shabazz Development Corporation is the Community Sponsor.
Millennium on Fifth
1400 Fifth Avenue is a 128 unit cooperative project located on the corner of 116th and Fifth Avenue. This 40 million dollar development project is the largest of its kind in the New York City and not only is a green building, but a smart building too. the project is scheduled for completion in spring 2004. The 225,000 square foot development includes 30,000 square feet of commercial space and will be leased to The Waffle House, Staples Office Products, etc. The developer is Full Spectrum, the builder is HRH Construction Company, the architect is Roberta Washington, financing was provided by Fleet Bank of 25 Million with additional funding by the following New York City Government agencies: HPD, HDC, The Housing Partnership and U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development. MSDC was the community sponsor on this project.