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 →

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!

Uptown Staple Coogan’s To Close In Spring, Not Without A Fight (Updated)

Washington Heights restaurant and bar Coogan’s, which has served the community from its Broadway and West 169th Street spot since the 80s, and gets its name from Coogans Hollow as Continue Reading →

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 →