119th Street Croton Aqueduct Gatehouse In Harlem, NY 1894-1895

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 →

Harlem’s Manhattan Valley Also Known As Bloomingdale District 1703 –

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 →

The Harlem From High Bridge, NY 1905 (Photograph)

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 →

NYC’s Oldest Standing Bridge: Lecture On The History Of The High Bridge

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 →