The John James Audubon House in Harlem, 1840

The John James Audubon House in Harlem was built between 155th and 156 Streets just a bit west of Riverside Drive. The house was torn down in 1931 by an apartment developer, after a last-minute salvage attempt. Continue Reading →

John James Audubon in central Harlem

j-j-audubonJohn James Audubon (Jean-Jacques Audubon) (April 26, 1785 – January 27, 1851) was a French-American ornithologist, naturalist, and painter. Continue Reading →