Mayor de Blasio Appoints Vick Been As Chair Of The Hudson River Park Trust

Mayor Bill de Blasio today appointed Deputy Mayor Vicki Been as the new Chair of the Hudson River Park Trust. Like this article? Get our Harlem Newsletter straight to your Continue Reading →

Unsurprisingly Glitter Is Causing Ecological Damage From Harlem River To Hudson River

A new study conducted by researchers from Anglia Ruskin University found that glitter could be polluting rivers and creating ecological damage. Like this article? Get our Harlem Newsletter straight to your inbox. Continue Reading →

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. Like this Continue Reading →

Plans Unveiled For Manhattan’s First Public Beach In Hudson River Park With David Hammonds Art

A former Department of Sanitation facility on the Gansevoort Peninsula in Hudson River Park just 30 minutes from Harlem will soon be a 5.65-acre park with a beach. Like this Continue Reading →

A Historic Harlem “Wells And Springs” On The Henry Hudson River Shore Line, 1897

A great, clear photograph by James Reuel Smith looking northwest taken of the Wells and Springs building on the shoreline of the Hudson River (with a ship passing in the distance), Continue Reading →