Bloomingdale Asylum Entry Gate In Morningside Heights, In Harlem, New York 1895

The Bloomingdale Insane Asylum,1821–1889, was a private hospital for the care of the mentally unstable, founded by New York Hospital on 117th Street (between 10th and 11th Avenues) in Harlem, Continue Reading →

Buell Hall, Or The Maison Française (Originally Macy Villa) Being Moved In Harlem 1905 (Updated)

Buell Hall, or the Maison Française (originally called Macy Villa) being moved from its original location on 116th Street to its current location in West Harlem, September 19, 1905. Become Continue Reading →

119th Street Croton Aqueduct Gatehouse In Harlem, NY 1894-1895

The 119th Street Croton Aqueduct Gatehouse was constructed in 1894-95 by contractor Peter J. Moran for the New York City Department of Public Works $40,000, under the supervision of George W. Continue Reading →

‘Little Coney Island’ On West 110th Street, Harlem, New York 1890’s (Updated)

By Pam Tice Become a Harlem insider – Sign-Up for our Weekly Newsletter! For a short period, perhaps less than five years, West 110th Street became an entertainment district known as Continue Reading →