The Bloomingdale Insane Asylum, 1821–1889, was a private hospital for the care of the mentally ill that was founded by New York Hospital in Harlem, NY.
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, NY.
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.
The Macy Villa was a survivor of the former Bloomingdale Insane Asylum facility built in Harlem, 1885.
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. Birdsall, chief engineer of the Croton Aqueduct.
By Pam Tice For a short period, perhaps less than five years, West 110th Street became an entertainment district known as “Little Coney Island,” 1890’s in Harlem, NY.
A view northwest from the corner of West 116th Street and Amsterdam Avenue. This photo, taken in 1905, shows the University not long after its move to Morningside Heights from its Midtown campus.
Morningside Heights is a neighborhood of the Borough of Manhattan in New York City and is chiefly known as the home of institutions such as Columbia University, Teachers College, Barnard College, the Manhattan School of Music, Bank Street College of Education, “Grant’s Tomb”, the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine, the Riverside Church, the Broadway…