Harlem resident Lord Viscount Courtenay (aka William “Kitty” Courtenay), 9th Earl of Devon, c. 1768 – 26 May 1835, lived in his Harlem residence at the Claremont Inn And Restaurant at “…the Manhattan Continue Reading →
In 2013, Speaker News’ wrote that Nike Sportswear goes way back to utilize a unique textile from one of the first UK wool industry brands.
Joseph-Napoléon Bonaparte, born Giuseppe Buonaparte, Italian, 7th January 1768 – 28th July 1844, was a French diplomat and nobleman who lived in Harlem.
Harlem has always been a home to luxury from Lord Viscount Courtenay in the 1800’s, to fashion designer Cristobal Balenciaga in the 1940’s and others. We were excited to hear about Continue Reading →
Harlem inspired British style early in Harlem’s history with Lord Viscount Courtenay, Francis James Jackson, and others who stayed at the Claremont Inn on 123rd Street and Riverside in Harlem at the Continue Reading →
Harlem already has a deep royal history, from Napoleon Bonaparte’s cousin Joseph Bonaparte to Prince William; and then, to Lord Viscount Courtenay, who lived at the Claremont Inn to Harlem’s Continue Reading →
From the Hotel “the Waldorf of Harlem” Theresa to the infamous Claremont Inn, home of Lord Viscount Courtenay in the 1800’s, Harlem has a long history of enjoying luxury.
A great image the moment a Havemeyer Coach carriages riding north from the multi-story Claremont Restaurant and Inn at Riverside Drive (at 123rd Street, a block north of Grant’s Tomb) in Harlem, NY on May Continue Reading →
A great image catching an intimate moment at the Havemeyer Coach just arriving at the Claremont Inn at Riverside Drive (between 121st and 123rd Streets, a block north of Grant’s Tomb) in West Harlem, Continue Reading →