New York Juvenile Asylum in Washington Heights, 1856-1901

juvenile asylum 1New York Juvenile Asylum, 175th Street near between 10th and 11th Avenues just north of Harlem in Washington Heights, New York, 1872.

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On Top Of HEAF’s National College Decision Day

heaf drsft in harlemOn Thursday, May 1st marked the second occasion of HEAF’s Annual National College Decision Day Draft Event where over 100 New York City students announced their college choices. Continue Reading →

Darryl’s World: The Denny’s Hiring In Harlem – May 16th Last Day!

dennysThe well connected Darryl D. in our HW network sent us this note from Ms. Miller from CMillerGroup who always has great news, this time it’s that Denny’s  is hiring in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Harlem Debutante Ball, 1950’s

1950harlemdebutantecotiThe above photo was taken during the 1950’s for Life magazine of a cotillion in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Cornelius Van Wyck Lawrence, Mayor, 1850′s

The Lawrence name is surrounded with story and legend of local and national historic significance. Cornelius Van Wyck Lawrence (February 28, 1791 – February 20, 1861) was a politician from New York. Continue Reading →