The Speedway, Harlem River, 1900’s (video)

harlem river horse rideAn incredible photograph of the Speedway, Harlem River under the Washington Bridge. The “Speedway” was built in 1900 at a cost of over three million dollars. Continue Reading →

The Harlem Fire Watchtower, 1856

The Harlem Fire Watchtower

A prominent feature of Marcus Garvey Park and its neighborhood, the Mount Morris Fire Watch Tower, also known as the Mount Morris Fire Watchtower, serves as an important community landmark. Continue Reading →