Side view of the (then) new Columbia College Boathouse, at 115th Street and the Hudson River, Harlem, New York, 1895. Continue Reading →
A discount furniture store now occupies the space where boxing legend, Joe Frazier trained in Philadelphia. Continue Reading →
“Why’re you taking a picture of the building? It’s fucking ugly.” With those words, a construction worker greeted the writer Mark Byrnes at City Lab last Thursday as he approached the entrance to David Adjaye’s Sugar Hill development, on the site of a former brownfield on West 155th and Saint Nicholas Avenue in West Harlem. Continue Reading →
The Marble Collegiate Church, founded in 1628, is one of the oldest continuous Protestant congregations in North America. Continue Reading →
This month It’s This Is my Park Day in May at Mount Morris Park Preservationist and Architect Angel Ayon will be giving a guided tour of the Harlem Fire Watchtower and Acropolis on Saturday, May 17th, from 1pm – 2pm.
A prominent feature of Marcus Garvey Park and its neighborhood, the Mount Morris Fire Watch Tower, also known as the Mount Morris Fire Watchtower, serves as an important community landmark. Continue Reading →