Nash Motors Company In Harlem, 1927 (Photographs)

Nash Motors Company was an American automobile manufacturer based in Kenosha, Wisconsin, in the United States from 1916 to 1937, that found a home in West Harlem. Continue Reading →

East Harlem Climbing Gym Opening In Brooklyn

Steep Rock Bouldering, an East Harlem rock climbing gym, has signed a 6,500-square-foot lease at 79 Quay Street in the Greenpoint section of Brooklyn for its first location in the borough and third outlet in New York City, Commercial Observer has learned. Continue Reading →

Indian Spring And Tiemann’s Fountain, Harlem NY – 1915

In his book Springs and Wells of Manhattan and the Bronx (New-York Historical Society, 1938; written in 1916), James Ruel Smith documented several springs in the area near Broadway and 125th Street which were still flowing at the time– between 1890 and 1915.

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Warren-Nash Motor Corporation In Harlem, 1927 (Photos)

warren nash car showroomNash Motors Company was an American automobile manufacturer based in Kenosha, Wisconsin, in the United States from 1916 to 1937. From 1937 to 1954, Nash Motors was the automotive division of the Nash-Kelvinator Corporation. Nash production continued from 1954 to 1957 after the creation of American Motors Corporation. Continue Reading →

The Mink Building Behind-The-Scene Construction In The Manhattanville Factory District Of Harlem

minkbuilding_1361AmsterdamAvenue-777x615The Mink Building is a 110-year-old industrial site, once home of the Bernheimer and Schwartz Pilsner Brewing Company, and later a storage facility for mink coats (the name).

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An End Of The Year Happy Hour Invite From Our Neighbor Lara Land At Land Yoga Harlem

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Our neighbor Lara Land writes:

For the past year, we have successfully brought yoga and wellness services to Harlem youth and elders, and to our local law enforcement. We have focused on LGBTQ young adults and on those with minimal income.

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Harlem’s Columbia University To Open New Campus

columbia-university-new-campusItalian architect Renzo Piano said Monday was a perfect day to dedicate Columbia University‘s new science center that is part of the school’s $6.3 billion West Harlem expansion. Continue Reading →

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