When Gristede Was In East Harlem, 1921

Before the Gristedes (with an ‘s’) offices were located downtown on 42nd Street, Gristede Bros., Inc., Grocers was in East Harlem at 1885 Park Avenue at 128th and 129th Streets. Continue Reading →

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The Circle Completes Itself As Councilman Endorses West Harlem Ferry Landing

At the turn of the 19th century, Harlem’s 125th Street Ferry And Station was a 24hour hub. Now a city councilman representing Harlem and the Upper West Side is calling on the city to extend ferry service to Manhattan’s west side. Continue Reading →

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Classic Wooden Cabin Cruiser Leisure Boat On The Harlem River 1903

There was nothing like a leisure ride in a glamorous wooden boat gliding on the water up and down the coastal seas sandwiched between Morris Heights on east-side and 180th Street in Harlem, NY, on the west side. Continue Reading →

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Mayor De Blasio Announces Next Steps Towards Completion Of Manhattan Waterfront Greenway

In the early days, Harlem’s history of waterfront development like the Harlem Rowing clubs and more that came to an end during the early 1900’s.

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Own A Piece Of Glaser’s Bake Shops Marvelous Marble, Mirrors And More At Demolition Depot

Our neighbors at Harlem-based Demolition Depot just sent us an e-mail about a unique opportunity to own a part of New York City history. Continue Reading →

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Gentlemen On The Coronet Yacht Harlem River 1905 (Photographs)

There was nothing like a leisure ride in a glamorous wooden like The Coronet Yacht with N.Y. Launch & Engine Works, Morris Heights, 20th Century Marine Engine, on the Harlem River, 1905. Continue Reading →

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Join The Harlem Renaissance 100 Community Celebration 2019

Harlem One Stop, a destination marketing organization, and tour operator in Harlem, and the Harlem Cultural Collaborative Partners will kick-off the Harlem Renaissance 100 community celebration. Continue Reading →

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Mayor de Blasio Appoints Sarah Carroll Chair Of The Landmarks Preservation Commission

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced the appointment of Sarah Carroll as the Chair of the Landmarks Preservation Commission. Continue Reading →

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Michael Barry’s Well At West 137th Street Harlem By James Reuel Smith April 21, 1898

A light photograph of Michael Barry’s well and horse carriage, on the north side of West 137th Street, between Lenox and Fifth Avenues in Harlem, NY, on April 21, 1898. Continue Reading →

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The Historic Districts Council’s ‘Beyond Bricks & Mortar: Rethinking Sites Of Cultural History’ In Harlem

Traditionally, preservation has focused mainly on architectural merit, but recently attention has been drawn to sites that have cultural relevance, which is often invisible to passers-by and left unprotected. Continue Reading →

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MBP Gale Brewer’s Statement On Central Harlem Historic District

Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer issued the following statement following the City Council’s approval of the Central Harlem Historic District today: Continue Reading →

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