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 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.
The Center for Jazz Studies at Columbia University celebrates GLORY: A Life Among Legends, the new memoir by renowned dancer, educator, producer and author Dr. Glory Van Scott with a special program and book party on Monday, October 15, 2018, 6:00 pm.
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.
In honor of the path-making thought and work of, this one-day symposium will elaborate the Alabama-born Harlemite’s distinctive contribution to American letters.
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.
City Lab reports that a wooden panel designed to accompany Frank Lloyd Wright’s Broadacre City model declares that students of his proposed utopia must read Jesus, Voltaire, and Walt Whitman, among others, to truly understand the architect’s ideas for a new way of American living.