Bloomingdale Asylum Entry Gate In Morningside Heights, In Harlem, New York 1895

The Bloomingdale Insane Asylum,1821–1889, was a private hospital for the care of the mentally unstable, founded by New York Hospital on 117th Street (between 10th and 11th Avenues) in Harlem, Continue Reading →

The Historic William A. Wheelock Mansion House, Harlem New York 1840 – 1940’s

The William W. Wheelock mansion at 661 West 158th Street (near Riverside Drive) in Harlem, New York. Become an Harlem World Insider – Sign-Up For Our Newsletter!

Newspapers Like The Amsterdam News And Others Protect And Turn Out Black Voters

In less than three weeks, Americans will vote in the next presidential election. Become an Harlem World Insider – Sign-Up For Our Newsletter!

The Infamous New York Female Giants Baseball Team At The Lenox Oval In Harlem, 1913

In 1913, the first game with the New York Female Giants baseball team took place on the legendary Lenox Oval, at the northwest corner of Lenox Avenue and 145th Street Continue Reading →

350,000 New Yorkers Receiving Free Legal Help To Fight Evictions Through Right To Counsel

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 →

Harlem’s Bennett Alfred Cerf, New York 1898 – 1971

Bennett Alfred Cerf, May 25, 1898 – August 27, 1971, was an American publisher, one of the founders of American publishing firm Random House. Become an Harlem World Insider – Sign-Up Continue Reading →