Philip A. Payton Jr., Harlem Real Estate Visionary

Philip A. Payton Jr., February 27, 1876 – August, 1917, was an African American real estate entrepreneur, known as the “Father of Harlem”, due to his work renting properties in Continue Reading →

Marion A. Daniels & Sons Funeral Home Harlem NY 1900 – 1940

The Marion A. Daniels and Sons Funeral Home, with three contiguous townhouses was located at 164 West 136th Street in Harlem, NY. Become an Harlem World Insider – Sign-Up For Our Continue Reading →

John E. Nail, Harlem Realtor, Organizer And Visionary, 1883 – 1947

John E. (Jack) Nail, 1883 – 1947, was born in New London, Connecticut, and was a successful Harlem, New York realtor. Become an Harlem World Insider – Sign-Up For Our Newsletter!

A Harlem Townhouse, a Sentimental Journey

It may not seem so to outsiders, but New York City is really a collection of small towns with residents and businesses connected in the most surprising ways. Just ask Continue Reading →