A fantastic view looking west of a cluster of Harlem shacks from Fifth Avenue and 101st Street, Harlem, New York, 1894.
For parishioners of the Roman Catholic Church of All Saints, the 135th anniversary Mass earlier this month had the feel of a festive family reunion. Continue Reading →
Internationally renowned architect George Ranalli has ditched his Chelsea office for Harlem. Ranalli, the dean of City College’s architecture school, who taught at Yale for 20 years, has had work featured in the Metropolitan Museum of Art and has given lectures in Turin, Rome, Tokyo and all over the U.S., set up a new office at 447 West 127th St. this past June.
During a recent appearance on Charlie Rose, the host asked Neil Patrick Harris about his recent move: “Why Harlem?” He quickly added, “Why not Harlem might be a good question, too.” Continue Reading →
Come hear the story of East Harlem told by current and former residents who lived, worked, or visited in East Harlem. Continue Reading →
The incredible growth of upper Manhattan was an amazing transition to “…the faraway heights of Harlem,” as this great image from Riverside Drive and 94th Street 1890 documents. Continue Reading →
The incredible growth of upper Manhattan was an amazing transition to “…the faraway heights of Harlem,” as this great image from Park Avenue and 94th Street in 1882 documents. Continue Reading →
From a publication called The World’s New York Apartment House Album comes this sketch and description of a beautiful turn-of-the-century residential building, the Hendrik Hudson. Continue Reading →
Residents of an 85-unit building who went without cooking gas for most of October had service restored last week, but are still furious at their management company for not discounting their rent. Continue Reading →