Gospel Hits Harlem Week 2014 At Grants Tomb (video)

harlem week 2014The Harlem Week 2014 summer gospel concert was in full effect as this great video at Grants Tomb in West Harlem, NY from Charlotte Prudhomme shows. Continue Reading →

Grant’s Tomb, West Harlem, 1917

French soldiers ride a pair of double-decker buses to West 123rd Street and Riverside Drive to visit the tomb of Ulysses S. Grant. Continue Reading →

Docking At 96th Street, 1920′s

The early years of the sewage treatment plant under Riverbank State Park at least has a guard booth. Well, it was a different world in the mid-20th century. Continue Reading →

Squatter’s Shacks, West Harlem,1933

Squatter's shacks,upper west side of Manhattan,1933A photograph of the Harlem Squatter’s shacks, near 100th Street on the West side in Harlem, NY, during the great depression around 1933. Continue Reading →

Grants Tomb, Riverside Drive And 122nd Street, 1897

grants-tomb-on-122nd-streetGrants Tomb, looks north, with 122nd Street and Riverside Drive to the left, the photograph was taken the year of its completion in Morningside Heights, in 1897. Continue Reading →

Grants Tomb Observational Automobile Bus, 1906

1906 Grants tomb NYWe did not know that in 1906 there was a Grant’s Tomb Observational Automobile Bus that drove tourists around the Tomb at 121st Street and Riverside Drive in West Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

The Claremont Inn, West Harlem, 1804

1375867_730882950272664_2119390113_nThe Claremont Inn, it was an incredibly beautiful structure that stood along the Hudson River, just north of where Grant’s Tomb now stands from right after the Revolution until 1951 and that it catered to the glitterati of the city and country including President McKinley, Lillian Russell, Cole Porter, Admiral Dewey, President Taft, lots of Vanderbilts and Astors and more in west Harlem It all began with Michael Hogan, who made his fortune in shipping and was once the British Consul in Havana. Continue Reading →

Morningside Heights in Harlem


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“Morningside Heights” redirects here. For the Toronto neighborhood, see Morningside Heights, Toronto. For other uses, see Morningside (disambiguation). Continue Reading →