Roger Morris, 28 January 1727 – 13 September 1794, was a colonel in the British Army who fought in the French and Indian War and made uptown his home after Continue Reading →
Morris Schinasi, Turkish: Moris Şinasi; 1855 – September 10, 1928, was an Ottoman-born wealthy American businessman in the tobacco industry and philanthropist who lived on 351 Riverside Drive at 107th Continue Reading →
NY Yimby reports that the new building applications have been filed for a six-story development at 453 West 162nd Street, immediately to the east of the C train’s 163rd St-Amsterdam Continue Reading →
The NY Times writes George Washington slept there, but, oh, to have been a fly on the wall of that mansion in Harlem Heights, Manhattan’s oldest surviving house, a few Continue Reading →
Eliza Jumel Burr was born Eliza Bowen in Providence, Rhode Island to a working-class Irish Catholic family. Eliza’s mother, Phebe Kelley Bowen, was a domestic servant in a boarding house.
The de Blasio Administration today announced the expansion of its right-to-counsel initiative to five new neighborhoods: Morris Heights in the Bronx, East New York in Brooklyn, East Harlem, and Inwood Continue Reading →
There was nothing like a leisure ride in a glamorous wooden boat gliding on the water up and down the coastal seas sandwiched between Morris Heights on east-side and 180th Street Continue Reading →
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