The Orient Theater, Harlem, 1915

the-oeint-and-other-theatresHarlem, and the area close to 125th street, had a large number of theaters. There were theaters that are long gone in East Harlem, theaters that have survived are now churches and theaters that are just sealed up. Continue Reading →

Theatre Row on 125th Street, Harlem 1890′s

Harlem, along 125th street, had a large number of theaters at the turn of the last century. These theaters are long gone except for the Apollo theater, the theaters that have survived are now churches or the theaters have been sealed up. Continue Reading →

Oscar Hammerstein I, Harlem, 1889

Oscar Hammerstein I (8 May 1847 – 1 August 1919) was a businessman, theater impresario and composer in New York City. Continue Reading →

Palm Cafe, 1950 in Harlem

The Palm Cafe at 209 West 125th Street. The palm was a one of the most well known jazz establishment in Harlem. Continue Reading →