Harlem’s Victoria Theater Conversion Happening?

marriott13u-4-webThe announcement’s been made before (not just once, twice, or even three times), so Wednesday’s declaration by state officials that work will begin in mid-2015 on transforming Harlem’s Victoria Theater begs the question: is itactually for real this time? Continue Reading →

125th Street Faces 3 Years of Detours

extralargeA project to repair the 125th Street exit of the Harlem River Drive that’s set to begin early next year will reroute highway traffic onto residential streets for more than three years, according to they city’sDepartment of Transportation. Continue Reading →

116th Street and Lexington Avenue Platform Harlem, 1914

116th street in east harlem

A great photograph on a sunny day taken on the 116th Street and Lexington Avenue subway platform looking north, on December 14th, in East Harlem, New York, 1914. Continue Reading →

Pabst Harlem, Harlem, 1900-1917

M3Y45636The A.H. Meyer’s Pabst (of the beer family) Harlem Music Hall and Restaurant, building at 243-51 West 124th Street, east of 8th Avenue, a venue that lasted the first three decades of the 20th century.   Continue Reading →