‘Little Coney Island’ On West 110th Street, Harlem, New York 1890’s (Updated)

By Pam Tice Become a Harlem insider – Sign-Up for our Weekly Newsletter! For a short period, perhaps less than five years, West 110th Street became an entertainment district known as Continue Reading →

Country Life At The Downes Boulevard Hotel & Restaurant In West Harlem, NY 1890s

An atmospheric photograph looking down in front of the Downes Boulevard Hotel built some time after the Civil War was located at Bloomingdale Road —later the Boulevard, finally becoming Broadway— Continue Reading →

The Historic St. Luke’s Hospital In West Harlem 1896 – 1974

The structure was erected in 1896 as St. Luke’s Hospital and was designed by Ernest Flagg. Become a Harlem insider – Sign-Up for our Weekly Newsletter! Follow Harlem World Magazine Continue Reading →

McGowan’s Pass At 110th Street, Home Of The Black Horse Tavern, McGown’s Pass Tavern, Frederick Law Olmsted And More

McGowan’s Pass (sometimes spelled “McGown’s”) is a topographical feature of Central Park in New York City, just west of Fifth Avenue and north of 102nd Street in Harlem, NY. Follow Continue Reading →

The Harlem Line From NY And Harlem Railroad Was The First Streetcar Company In The World

The Metro-North Railroad Harlem Line, originally chartered as the New York and Harlem Railroad, is an 82-mile commuter rail line running north from New York City into eastern Dutchess County. Continue Reading →