The 32nd Precinct In Harlem Is Recommended For State And National Designation

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Friday that the New York State Board for Historic Preservation has recommended adding 18 properties, resources, and districts to the State and National Registers of Historic Places. Continue Reading →

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Clark & Wilkins Lumber Company, The “Tiffany” Of Wood In Harlem, 1870 (Photographs)

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The Clark & Wilkins Company at 306 East 128th Street off Second Avenue at East Harlem River, New York, 1870. Continue Reading →

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Harlem’s Benjamin, Jackson And Others Pass Strongest Tenant Protections In State History

The Senate Democratic Majority today passed the Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act of 2019, the strongest affordable housing and tenant protections legislation in state history. Continue Reading →

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Temple Israel Of Harlem In Harlem 1888-1906

Temple Israel was founded in 1870 as Congregation “Hand in Hand” (Yod b’Yod in Hebrew) in the then remote Jewish community of Harlem. Continue Reading →

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Oscar Hammerstein I Builder Of The Harlem Opera House 1847-1919

The legendary Oscar Hammerstein I, 8 May 1847 – 1 August 1919, was a businessman, theater impresario and composer in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

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The Neo-Gothic Cenacle, St. Regis Convent In West Harlem NY 1893-1920s

The Chapel at Cenacle of St. Regis was a convent established by sisters of the order and benefactor Broadway star Maude Adams that opened in 1893 at Riverside Drive at 628 West 140th Street in West Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

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The Beatles Invade Harlem New York 1964

beatles sliderAs 13 Beatles Albums and 4 Compilations Now Free to Stream Online this week, we think about the Beatles when they visited Harlem.

On Saturday, February 8, 1964, the day before the Beatles’ much anticipated appearance on Harlem’s Ed Sullivan the New York City weather was blustery, the landscape bleached of essential color. Continue Reading →

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Fidel Castro, Malcolm X And The Gracious Hotel Theresa In Harlem 1960 (Video)

Here are the results roughly the way it was reported, we start with The Militant reported that: On September 19th, 1960 Fidel Castro traveled to the United States to address the United Nations, General Assembly. . . Castro did not receive a warm welcome from the U.S. government during his visit to New York City in 1960. Continue Reading →

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