The 2nd Annual Strivers’ Row Tour In Harlem (audio)

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By Diane Allford

The Kings Court West 139th Street Block Association sponsored the Strivers’ Row & Beyond for their 2nd Annual Strivers’ Row Home Tour on Sunday, October 5, 20014.  Continue Reading →

Anita Thompson, Harlem’s American Cocktail Girl, 1920’s

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Langston Hughes was a cousin; Booker T. Washington was a friend; Bill “Bojangles” Robinson taught her tap dance; W. E .B. du Bois a likely first lover…

Contemporary ‘It girls’ have nothing on the free spirits of the 1920s like Anita Thompson Dickinson Reynolds, who danced the Charleston, turned cartwheels on the sidewalk, and drank gin blossoms till dawn. Continue Reading →

Contemporary and Modern Tribal Art At Sotheby’s And Merton Simpson Gallery In NYC

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By Tod Roulette

Visit Sothebys to appreciate top quality tribal art. Not only seeing these works up close is an incredibly tutorial but overhearing and speaking with staff and visitors like yourself is invaluable. Continue Reading →

Harlem Becomes A Destination For African Tribal Art Week

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For almost a century, Harlem has been known as a destination for contemporary art, culture and fashion. With emerging revitalization, Harlem has experienced yet another cultural metamorphosis. Continue Reading →

Strivers Art Circuit, Self-guided walking Tour of Harlem Art

The tour is for public viewing and selling of work, consisting of art studios and venues in the Strivers Row corridor, this Circuit is a collaboration created to develop a hub of arts activity and thereby gain increased visibility and exposure for SAC participants. Continue Reading →

Harlem Home Has Historic Jazz Roots

Jazz pianist Eubie Blake had a gorgeous Harlem townhouse, and it could be yours for only $2.4 million. The four-bedroom home on Strivers’ Row was built in 1910 and still has many original details.

It is 21 feet wide and has a staircase youll be practicing monologues on for years to come. The owner is slightly negotiable, too — take a video tour with our S. Jhoanna Robledo and sharpen your bargaining skills. Continue Reading →

Strivers Row In Harlem


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Strivers’ Row is three rows of townhouses in western Harlem, in the New York City borough of Manhattan on West 138th and West 139th between Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard and Frederick Douglass Boulevard. Continue Reading →