McGowan’s Pass At 110th Street, Home Of The Black Horse Tavern, McGown’s Pass Tavern, Frederick Law Olmsted And More

McGowan’s Pass (sometimes spelled “McGown’s”) is a topographical feature of Central Park in New York City, just west of Fifth Avenue and north of 102nd Street in Harlem, NY. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership with British Pathé.

Frederick Law Olmsted At 105th Street, Harlem, 1866

This is pretty much how things looked when Frederick Law Olmsted and his family lived here, 1859-1862, while Olmsted was directing the construction of Central Park. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership with British Pathé.

An East Harlem Company To Sell Historic Hudson River State Hospital Decor

East Harlem-based Demolition Depot writes that the Hudson River State Hospital was designed by Frederick Clarke Withers. The grounds were designed by Calvert Vaux and Frederick Law Olmsted. VIDEO “We re-imagine, recreate, and redeem cultural omissions and misrepresentations of Blackness, for the culture. ….” This post is made in partnership with British Pathé.