The 119th Street Gatehouse, a project of the Waterline Team (Ennead Architects: Andrew Burdick; Graham Kyle; Laura Buck; Mao Ziayun), offers a fascinating lens through which to understand the challenges Continue Reading →
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 →
Manhattan Valley is a community located in the northern part of Upper West Side. It is bounded by West 110th Street to the north, Central Park West to the east, Continue Reading →
Saint Nicholas Park is a New York City public park located in Harlem at the intersection of Hamilton Heights and Manhattanville.
The NYC Parks Department is seeking bids to develop a landmarked Morningside Heights gatehouse into a “high quality cafe,” according to department documents reports source.
A prominent feature of Marcus Garvey Park and its neighborhood, the Mount Morris Fire Watch Tower, also known as the Mount Morris Fire Watchtower, serves as an important community landmark.
A great photograph taken on a bright morning of the High Bridge (the oldest bridge in the NYC), and looking south looking south down at the Harlem River Speedway, aka “The Speedway,” Continue Reading →
An incredible photograph of the Speedway, Harlem River under the Washington Bridge. The “Speedway” was built in 1900 at a cost of over three million dollars.
Join the Fort Tryon Park Trust, Yeshiva University, NYC Parks and the Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct and learn what went into the making of the historic High Bridge, Continue Reading →