Mother A.M.E. Zion Church in Harlem Receives New York Landmarks Conservancy Sacred Sites Grant

The New York Landmarks Conservancy has announced eight Sacred Sites Grants totaling $140,000 awarded to historic religious properties throughout New York State, including $30,000 to Mother A.M.E. Zion Church in Harlem to help fund slate roof repairs. Continue Reading →

A’Lelia Walker’s Legendary Dark Tower In Harlem 1885-1931 (Photographs)

This was A’Lelia Walker’s, back in the day from 1885-1931, it was a home and famous salon, “The Dark Tower,” which she hosted for writers, musicians, artists at 108 West 136th Street in Harlem during the 1920s. Continue Reading →

The Claremont Inn, West Harlem, 1804

The Claremont Inn, around 1804 an incredibly beautiful structure stood along the Hudson River, just north of where Grant’s Tomb now stands from right after the Revolution until 1951. Continue Reading →

It’s A Big Smile In Harlem With The Smile By BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group Project

The BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group-designed The Smile recently officially launched its teaser website for their dramatic building at East 126th Street and Lexington Avenue in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →


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