Harlem’s Isabel Washington

isabel washingtonIsabel Washington, was born in Savannah, Ga.,. Isabel and her sister Fredi Washington became popular performers during the Harlem renaissance in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Jem Realty Pays $22M For Alhambra Ballroom

2108-powell-blvdTimes Square-based investment firm Jem Realty Management bought a seven-story office building on Adam C. Powell Jr. Boulevard in central Harlem for $21.5 million from Fort Lee, N.J., developer Mitchell Mekel, according to property records filed with the city today.  Continue Reading →

Afro Luncheonette in Harlem, 1987

harlem-afro-lunch-1987-copyAfro Luncheonette, on a corner in Harlem, we think its Adam Clayton Powell (note sure of cross street) in central Harlem, 1987 by Matt Weber. Continue Reading →