Artist Vicki DaSilva Repurposes West Harlem (video)

VickiDaSilva_Repurpose_2014_smLast Saturday night,  the West Harlem Art Fund collaborated with artist Vicki DaSilva who won Art Takes Times Square (2012) to create a beautiful light graffiti underneath the 12 Avenue (Riverside Drive) viaduct in West Harlem. Continue Reading →

REBNY’s Harlem Open House Expo

Harlem Open House Expo with Brian Phillips, TheMobileBroker® Real Estate In The Big Apple and Dee RieberHundreds of agents, brokers, prospective homeowners, and members of the public gathered for The Real Estate Board of New York’s (REBNY) 2nd Annual Upper Manhattan Committee Harlem Open House Expo this past weekend on April 5 and 6, 2014. Continue Reading →

Harlem Summer Camp and Summer Youth Employment Opportunities

whldc-704x214WHDC has two great opportunities for children, teens and young adults this summer. We are conducting a lottery for two free weeks of summer camp at Columbia University (ages 6 to 12), and we are funding 200 Summer Youth Employment positions for West Harlem youth (ages 14 to 24). Continue Reading →

REBNY Hosts Harlem Open House Expo 2014

east-harlem-e12867272964941The Real Estate Board of New York’s (REBNY) residential members are preparing to hold the 2nd Annual Upper Manhattan Committee Harlem Open House Expo, which will take place on Saturday, April 5th and Sunday, April 6th from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.. Continue Reading →

Vandervoort & Tucker And The Harlem Beach Baths, 1880′s

washburn-in-1882In the early 1880′s the Harlem Beach Baths property on the west side along the Harlem piers was owned by Charles M. Vandervoort and William G. Tucker, including several small frame buildings, a two-story frame factory that made paints, oils and cement. Continue Reading →

Harlem Interns Sought For Government Position

levineProgressive New York City Council Member Mark Levine is seeking several Rock Star intern to learn, help and experience working in local government first-hand. Continue Reading →

Broadway and West 106th Street, Harlem, 1900

Broadway-and-West-106th-Street-nyc-0584In this photo, taken on September 25, 1900, we look north along the Broadway center mall from West 106th Street in West Harlem. Continue Reading →