The Legendary “Striver’s Row”, St. Nicholas Historic District In Harlem 1891 –

The St. Nicholas Historic District, known as “Striver’s Row”, is a historic district located on both sides of West 138th and West 139th Streets between Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard Continue Reading →

From Weekquaeskeek To “Point Of Rocks,” St. Nicholas Avenue’s Amazing History

Untappedcities.com reports that St. Nicholas Avenue that extends north-south from 111th Street to 193rd Street,  St. Nicholas Avenue is, of course, named after that Saint Nicholas, 4th century saint.

729-731 St. Nicholas Avenue Sugar Hill, Harlem New York 1891

Forgotten NY qoutes Harlem’s historian Michael Henry Adams, author of Harlem: Lost and Found who describes Sugar Hill’s architecture (P.T. Barnum house, St. John’s Baptist Church, St. Luke African Methodist Episcopal):