Like other well-to-do New Yorkers in the late 1700s, Alexander Hamilton and his family moved to Harlem Heights in Upper Manhattan, a rural area with cool breezes that also provided an escape from the yellow fever threat in Lower Manhattan, according to the National Park Service (NPS).
Hamilton Grange National Memorialis a National Park Service site in St. Nicholas Park, In Harlem, New York. that preserves the relocated home of U.S. Founding Father Alexander Hamilton.
“The Grange” was commissioned by Alexander Hamilton who selected architect John McComb Jr. to design a country home on Hamilton’s 32 acres estate in Hamilton Heights, New York, ca 1893.
By Yolande Brener Although many New Yorkers may not know why the area from 135th Street to 155th Street on the west side is called Hamilton Heights, judging by the large turnout for the opening of his memorial, Alexander Hamilton has plenty of fans.
Great news folks! The National Park Service (NPS) is planning to reopen Hamilton Grange National Memorial September 17.
Interior restoration work is continuing at Hamilton Grange National Memorial and state-of-the-art multimedia exhibits Visitor Center. Teams have recently begun work on the historic fireplaces, replacing damaged bricks and preparing the fireplaces to receive their facings.
By Marc Peoples It’s not too cold to go out to eat in Harlem, is it? If so, don’t let the weather and bad traffic of New York stop you from getting some fresh air and nice served food and drinks.
Did you know that there are many different landmarks in Harlem with a rich history?
Saint Nicholas Park is a New York City public park located in Harlem at the intersection of Hamilton Heights and Manhattanville.
This past weekend, the soulful cuisines, music and art of Harlem took center stage as over a hundred neighborhood restaurants, businesses and organizations—with the support of President Bill Clinton and Mayor Bill de Blasio —participated in the inaugural Harlem EatUp! Festival.
Want a jumpstart into spring: something that will rejuvenate your mind and body? Consider joining award winning author and one of Harlem World Magazine’s life, wellness and health contributors, Yolande Brener on Friday, April 17th, 2015 for an urban yoga escape experience followed by beverage and food samples at a hot local Harlem spot.
Alexander Hamilton was born and raised in the West Indies and came to New York in 1772 at age 17 to study at King’s College (now Columbia University).
The Studio Museum in Harlem’s annual Artist-in-Residence exhibition will be on view at MoMA PS1 from November 17, 2022, to February 27, 2023.
Hamilton Heights is a neighborhood in the northern part of Manhattan, in New York City.
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