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 →

Acclaimed Female Artists, Cultural Workers, and Harlem Elected Speak on “The Art of Being a Woman”

melissaNYC Council Speaker Melissa Mark Viverito, NYC Councilmember Laurie Cumbo, Visual Artist Xenobia Bailey, and Traditional Yoruba Arpon Amma McKenn

Women of African descent are integral to global creative vision, international cultural output, and inspirational artistic conversation. Continue Reading →

Orson Wells ‘Macbeth’, Lafayette Theater, Harlem, 1936 (video)

VoodooMacbethFor days, Harlem residents strolling anywhere between Lexington Avenue and Broadway from 125th to 140th Streets had seen the word “Macbeth” for Orson Wells stenciled in glowing paint at every corner.
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