East Harlem’s Tommy Lucchese Founding Member Of The Italian Mafia 1899 – 1967

Thomas Gaetano Lucchese, born Gaetano Lucchese; Italian; December 1, 1899 – July 13, 1967, was an Italian-American gangster in East Harlem, NY.

Casa Italiana Mussolini’s Italian Renaissance Meets The Harlem Renaissance 1926

Casa Italiana is a building of Columbia University located at 1161 Amsterdam Avenue between West 116th and 118th Streets in the Morningside Heights neighborhood of Harlem, New York.