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 →

Where Hollywood Meets Harlem At The Art Moderne Empire Diner In West Harlem

The Empire Diner is a restaurant in West Harlem, New York that launched a vogue for upscale retro diners, and whose Art Moderne exterior became an iconic image in numerous Continue Reading →