East Harlem Preservation 2014 Annual Fundraiser

east harlem presPlease join the East Harlem Preservation team on Thursday, September 18th as we celebrate our 9th year of service at the East Harlem Café from 6-9 p.m. and support our efforts to preserve and promote the neighborhood’s culture and diversity. Continue Reading →

125th Street And Lexington Avenue, Harlem, 1915

1915 PHOTO 125 & Lexington HARLEM SUBWAY NYC New York CityIt’s a great photograph taken during the summer on the south east corner of 125th Street and Lexington Avenue in East Harlem, NY on June, 16th, 1915. Continue Reading →

2125 Lexington Avenue In Harlem, 1913

ORIG 1913 PHOTO 2125 Lexington Harlem SUBWAY NYC New York City

A great photograph on a nice sunny day during construction of a East Harlem brownstone  at 2125 Lexington Avenue at 126th Street in Harlem, New York, 1913. 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 →

Lexington Avenue East Harlem November 21st 1911

1911 PHOTO E III & Lexington HARLEM Hole SUBWAY NYC New York CityA great photograph taken on Lexington Avenue (not sure of the cross street) in East Harlem, New York, taken during the fall on November 21st,1911. Continue Reading →

1,000 Apartments Could Be Built on Top of East River Plaza

1000 Apartments Could Be Built on Top of East River PlazaDNAinfo reports that the developers of the East River Plaza mall are planning to add a residential tower with as many as 1,000 units atop the existing structure — and want to get some feedback from East Harlem residents at a meeting Wednesday night. Continue Reading →

Michigan Furniture Company, Harlem, 1905

2174 3rd Avenue. Michigan Furniture Co.This is a great street view of a four story furniture store stone building of the Michigan Furniture Co at 2174 3rd Avenue (at 118th Street), East Harlem, New York, 1905. Continue Reading →

2 Stabbed And 5 Shot In Harlem During Memorial Day Madness

stabbing-investigationWarm weather and hot tempers led to a series of shootings over the Memorial Day weekend and the violence spilled into the early morning hours of the work week. Continue Reading →

119th Street And Lexington Avenue, Harlem, 1913

1913 PHOTO E 119 & Lexington Harlem SUBWAY NYC New York CityWe love finding photographs like this amazing photo taken on East 119th Street and Lexington Avenue in East Harlem, New York, 1913. Continue Reading →