Coogan’s Bluff, The Home Of The Polo Grounds And The New York Giants 1893

Coogan’s Bluff is a promontory near the western shore of the Harlem River in the Washington Heights of Upper Manhattan. Become an Harlem World Insider – Sign-Up For Our Newsletter!

Trailblazing James J. Coogan, Merchant, Real Estate Manager And More, Harlem 1846 – 1915

James Jay Coogan, January 16, 1846 – October 24, 1915, was the borough president of Manhattan, N Y from 1899 to 1901, and a successful merchant and real estate manager. Become an Harlem World Continue Reading →

The Harlem Rivers Roger Morris, A Colonel British Officer, Friend Of George Washington And More

Roger Morris, 28 January 1727 – 13 September 1794, was a colonel in the British Army who fought in the French and Indian War and made uptown his home after Continue Reading →

Polo Grounds Stadium Nears Coogans Hollow, Harlem, New York, 1953

The Polo Grounds Stadium opened in 1889 when the New York Giants moved to Coogans Hollow, a meadow below Coogans Bluff. Become an Harlem World Insider – Sign-Up For Our Continue Reading →